Health insurance defaulters in the Netherlands in 2018, by age
Health insurance defaulters in the Netherlands 2018, by age
This statistic displays the health insurance defaulters in the Netherlands in 2018, by age. It shows that the majority of the health insurance defaulters in 2018 were between 30 and 35 years old. The Dutch health insurance system as it is now was introduced in 2006 and combines elements of both public as well as private insurance. It is mandatory to have at least a basic health insurance (in Dutch: basisverzekering) when you work in the Netherlands, because healthcare is funded through taxation of income.
Health insurance defaulters in the Netherlands in 2018, by age
Number of people
18-19 years2,310
20-25 years20,920
25-30 years28,580
30-35 years28,990
35-40 years25,600
40-45 years21,880
45-50 years23,360
50-55 years19,950
55-60 years15,360
60-65 years9,310
65-70 years5,130
70-75 years2,930
75-80 years1,090
80 years and older720
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

2018*

Supplementary notes

According to the source defaulters are insured people who have not paid their premium for at least six months.

* All figures are provisional.

Health insurance defaulters in the Netherlands 2018, by age
This statistic displays the health insurance defaulters in the Netherlands in 2018, by age. It shows that the majority of the health insurance defaulters in 2018 were between 30 and 35 years old. The Dutch health insurance system as it is now was introduced in 2006 and combines elements of both public as well as private insurance. It is mandatory to have at least a basic health insurance (in Dutch: basisverzekering) when you work in the Netherlands, because healthcare is funded through taxation of income.
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