Diseases

Non-communicable diseases, which are often chronic, such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer or depression, have the greatest effect on the health of the population. Infectious diseases have not disappeared and are often the subject of specific monitoring.

Health conditions and diseases

The last 12 months as a % (2022)

Men

Women

Hay fever or other allergies

27.4

31.6

Osteoarthritis

10.6

17.8

Depression

6.9

9.1

Asthma

5.2

6.8

Osteoporosis (from the age of 45)

1.4

9.7

Arthritis

3.0

4.8

Chronic bronchitis, emphysema

2.6

2.4

During life as a % (2022)

 

 

Cancer, tumour

5.7

7.1

Myocardial infarction

3.6

1.2

Stroke

2.0

1.5

Population aged 15 or over living in a private household Source: ESS

Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic

Cancer

New cancer cases, number of hospitalisations for cancer and mortality from cancer

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