Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Defaulters registration by Health Care Insurance Board
Registratie wanbetalers College voor Zorgverzekeringen (CvZ)

Health and Performance
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
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Contact information

Department of Health and Health Care
Statistics Netherlands
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: info(at)

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected annually.

Type of data


Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method


Access to data

Statistics publicly accessible through (StatLine)

Conditions of access

Public access


Anonymised microdata

SPSS (default)

Documentation is only available in Dutch.


Data were collected between 2006 - 2011 (data collected in 2012 will be available from July 2013). Data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


Not applicable

Not applicable

All defaulters registered in Dutch population (residents).

Population aged 19 and over

Representative for all defaulters in Health Insurance.

Detailed study of: Defaulters in Health Insurance.



Linkable to other person databases through anonymized personal number.

Data quality

There is a break from 2009 to 2010 due to a change in definition of defaulter.

There was a change in the definition of defaulter from 2009 to 2010.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)