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Table 9

Territorial Pervasiveness of Seventeenth-Century Plague in Urban and Rural Settlements of the Dutch Republic (D.R.) and the Spanish Netherlands (S.N.)

place and plague yearsnumber of settlements with datanumber confirmed plagueslikelihood of being spared (%)place and plague yearsnumber of settlements with datanumber confirmed plagueslikelihood of being spared (%)
Rural D.R., 1624/5 26 25 Rural S.N., 1624/5 20 14 30 
Rural D.R., 1635/6 31 26 16 Rural S.N, 1635–1638 44 39 11 
Rural D.R., 1664–1666 51 34 33 Rural S.N., 1667–1669 74 64 14 
Total Rural D.R. 108 85 21 Total Rural S.N. 138 117 15 
Urban D.R., 1624/5 17 16 Urban S.N., 1624–5 17 
Urban D.R., 1635/6 16 11 31 Urban S.N., 1635–8 11 27 
Urban D.R., 1664–1666 25 17 32 Urban S.N., 1667–9 12 12 
Total Urban D.R. 58 44 24 Total Urban S.N. 29 25 14 
Total Rural Low Countries 246 205 17 Total Urban Low Countries 87 69 21 
place and plague yearsnumber of settlements with datanumber confirmed plagueslikelihood of being spared (%)place and plague yearsnumber of settlements with datanumber confirmed plagueslikelihood of being spared (%)
Rural D.R., 1624/5 26 25 Rural S.N., 1624/5 20 14 30 
Rural D.R., 1635/6 31 26 16 Rural S.N, 1635–1638 44 39 11 
Rural D.R., 1664–1666 51 34 33 Rural S.N., 1667–1669 74 64 14 
Total Rural D.R. 108 85 21 Total Rural S.N. 138 117 15 
Urban D.R., 1624/5 17 16 Urban S.N., 1624–5 17 
Urban D.R., 1635/6 16 11 31 Urban S.N., 1635–8 11 27 
Urban D.R., 1664–1666 25 17 32 Urban S.N., 1667–9 12 12 
Total Urban D.R. 58 44 24 Total Urban S.N. 29 25 14 
Total Rural Low Countries 246 205 17 Total Urban Low Countries 87 69 21 
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