Population; key figures

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Key figures on the population of the Netherlands.

The following information is available:
- Population by sex;
- Population by marital status;
- Population by age (groups);
- Population by origin;
- Private households;
- Persons in institutional households;
- Population growth;
- Population density.

Statistics Netherlands will reorganise the tables relating to statistics on population and households. The aim is to reduce the number of tables while striving to preserve (much) needed information. This table will be revised as soon as possible.

Data available from: 1950

Status of the figures:
All the figures are final.

Changes as of 12 December 2019:
The total, first and second generation western migration background is expanded with GIPS countries in the EU, Middle and Eastern European EU countries, and Other western background. This figures are available from 1995.

When will new figures be published?
In the last quarter of 2020 final figures with regard to population growth for 2019 and final figures of the population on 1 January 2020 will be added.

Population; key figures

Periods Population by agePopulation by age, ratesYounger than 20 years (%) Population by agePopulation by age, rates20 to 40 years (%) Population by agePopulation by age, rates40 to 65 years (%) Population by agePopulation by age, rates65 to 80 years (%) Population by agePopulation by age, rates80 years or older (%) Persons with a migration backgroundTotal with migration backgroundWith migration background, rate (%) Population growthTotal population growth, rate (o/oo) Population growthNatural increase, rate (o/oo) Population growthNet migration (including admin..), rate (o/oo)
2019 21.9 24.9 33.9 14.6 4.6 23.6
Source: CBS.
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