Population; sex, age and nationality, 1 January

Population; sex, age and nationality, 1 January

Age Nationality Periods Males and females (number)
Total Total 1996 15,493,889
Total Total 2000 15,863,950
Total Total 2010 16,574,989
Total Total 2019 17,282,163
Total Total 2020 17,407,585
Total Dutch 1996 14,768,468
Total Dutch 2000 15,212,418
Total Dutch 2010 15,839,792
Total Dutch 2019 16,171,304
Total Dutch 2020 16,215,276
Total Total non-Dutch nationality 1996 725,421
Total Total non-Dutch nationality 2000 651,532
Total Total non-Dutch nationality 2010 735,197
Total Total non-Dutch nationality 2019 1,110,859
Total Total non-Dutch nationality 2020 1,192,309
Total Africa 1996 197,625
Total Africa 2000 149,764
Total Africa 2010 96,294
Total Africa 2019 98,004
Total Africa 2020 106,335
Total America 1996 40,580
Total America 2000 36,484
Total America 2010 40,976
Total America 2019 54,630
Total America 2020 60,256
Total Asia 1996 71,721
Total Asia 2000 61,073
Total Asia 2010 83,948
Total Asia 2019 217,767
Total Asia 2020 240,685
Total Europe (excluding Dutch nationals) 1996 398,298
Total Europe (excluding Dutch nationals) 2000 334,675
Total Europe (excluding Dutch nationals) 2010 425,081
Total Europe (excluding Dutch nationals) 2019 679,664
Total Europe (excluding Dutch nationals) 2020 733,616
Total Oceania 1996 2,535
Total Oceania 2000 3,168
Total Oceania 2010 3,829
Total Oceania 2019 5,173
Total Oceania 2020 5,470
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table includes data on the population of the Netherlands by age, sex and nationality.
The data refer to the situation on 1 January of the year of observation.

Data available from: 1996

Status of the figures:
All data recorded in this publication are final data.

Changes as of 9 October 2020:
Data as at 1 January 2020 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
In the third quarter of 2021, final data as at 1 January 2021 will be added to this publication.

Description topics

Males and females
The total number of people residing in the Netherlands.
In the population statistics compiled by Statistics Netherlands the
inhabitants of a given area are the people registered in the population
register, whose address is located in that area.