Leading Causes of death in Netherlands

According to the latest WHO data published in 2017; Causes of death in Netherlands, demographic summary, health risks, cancer rank by type, world rankings, health profile in Netherlands. What is the leading cause of death in Netherlands?

Causes of Death


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank Deaths (%)
Coronary Heart Disease 52.10 174 18,685 (15.38%)
Alzheimers/Dementia 39.37 12 15,061 (12.40%)
Lung Cancers 32.79 9 10,821 (8.91%)
Stroke 27.46 168 10,019 (8.25%)
Lung Disease 26.00 66 9,472 (7.80%)
Breast Cancer 22.49 30 3,667 (3.02%)
Prostate Cancer 18.01 76 2,946 (2.42%)
Colon-Rectum Cancers 17.09 25 5,782 (4.76%)
Influenza and Pneumonia 14.56 149 5,350 (4.40%)
Suicide 9.58 95 2,021 (1.66%)
Pancreas Cancer 8.42 21 2,802 (2.31%)
Diabetes Mellitus 8.35 161 2,954 (2.43%)
Falls 7.77 57 2,846 (2.34%)
Lymphomas 7.10 35 2,402 (1.98%)
Oesophagus Cancer 6.15 29 2,023 (1.67%)
Kidney Disease 5.97 162 2,217 (1.82%)
Ovary Cancer 5.85 41 1,036 (0.85%)
Other Neoplasms 4.73 26 1,656 (1.36%)
Leukemia 4.55 54 1,483 (1.22%)
Stomach Cancer 4.38 117 1,443 (1.19%)
Parkinson's Disease 4.33 9 1,639 (1.35%)
Other Injuries 4.00 163 1,404 (1.16%)
Inflammatory/Heart 3.81 139 1,260 (1.04%)
Bladder Cancer 3.76 38 1,320 (1.09%)
Endocrine Disorders 3.57 125 1,043 (0.86%)
Congenital Anomalies 3.41 158 508 (0.42%)
Skin Cancers 3.37 20 1,038 (0.85%)
Liver Disease 3.07 174 897 (0.74%)
Liver Cancer 3.03 161 986 (0.81%)
Road Traffic Accidents 2.81 179 607 (0.50%)
Uterin Cancer 2.78 66 466 (0.38%)
Hypertension 2.52 176 917 (0.75%)
Oral Cancer 2.31 113 730 (0.60%)
Cervical Cancer 1.69 169 283 (0.23%)
Diarrhoeal diseases 1.61 127 576 (0.47%)
Low Birth Weight 1.60 162 160 (0.13%)
Epilepsy 1.27 127 325 (0.27%)
Alcohol 1.07 121 290 (0.24%)
Drug Use 0.91 115 180 (0.15%)
Multiple Sclerosis 0.90 13 256 (0.21%)
Skin Disease 0.84 131 312 (0.26%)
Birth Trauma 0.68 148 68 (0.06%)
Violence 0.68 179 114 (0.09%)
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0.63 158 232 (0.19%)
Anemia 0.58 76 221 (0.18%)
Rheumatoid Arthritis 0.50 35 182 (0.15%)
Drownings 0.42 176 87 (0.07%)
Peptic Ulcer Disease 0.40 178 140 (0.12%)
Asthma 0.39 180 129 (0.11%)
Schizophrenia 0.32 26 90 (0.07%)

Demographic Summary

Netherlands
Value World Rank
Population total 17,084,719 65
Sex ratio m / f 0.98 107
Population 0-14 16.4% 161
Population 15-64 64.9% 111
Population 65 + 18.7% 22

Health Risks Factors


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
Total World Rank
Alcohol Liters 8.7 59
Male Female World Rank
Smoking Percent 26.2 23.9 89 / 19
Male Female World Rank
Obesity Percent 20.8 20.0 71 / 117
Total World Rank
Happiness Score 7.44 6

Cancer Rank By Type


per 100,000 population POOR GOOD
CAUSES Rate World Rank
Lung Cancers 32.79 9
Breast Cancer 22.49 30
Prostate Cancer 18.01 76
Colon-Rectum Cancers 17.09 25
Pancreas Cancer 8.42 21
Oesophagus Cancer 6.15 29
Ovary Cancer 5.85 41
Stomach Cancer 4.38 117
Bladder Cancer 3.76 38
Skin Cancers 3.37 20
Liver Cancer 3.03 161
Uterin Cancer 2.78 66
Oral Cancer 2.31 113
Cervical Cancer 1.69 169

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Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.