Population; sex, age, migration background and generation, 1 January

Population; sex, age, migration background and generation, 1 January

Sex Age Marital status Migration background Periods Total persons (number) First generation migration background (number) Second generation migration background Total second generation (number) Second generation migration background 2nd generation: one parent born abroad (number) Second generation migration background 2nd generation: both parents born abroad (number)
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2010 16,574,989 1,699,751 1,659,852 952,884 706,968
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2011 16,655,799 1,735,217 1,691,802 967,754 724,048
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2012 16,730,348 1,772,204 1,721,989 981,778 740,211
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2013 16,779,575 1,793,189 1,749,892 995,187 754,705
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2014 16,829,289 1,818,497 1,776,247 1,007,989 768,258
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2015 16,900,726 1,860,977 1,804,344 1,021,904 782,440
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2016 16,979,120 1,920,877 1,831,414 1,034,741 796,673
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2017 17,081,507 2,001,175 1,861,578 1,048,303 813,275
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2018 17,181,084 2,079,329 1,892,530 1,061,661 830,869
Males and females Total Total marital status Total 2019 17,282,163 2,161,684 1,924,454 1,074,718 849,736
Source: CBS.
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Table description


Population in The Netherlands on 1 January by sex, age, marital status, migration background and generation.

Data available from: 1996

Status of the figures:
All figures in the table are final.

Changes per 24 June 2019:
The figures per 1 January 2019 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
In the 2nd quarter of 2020 figures per 1 January 2020 will be added in this publication.

Description topics

Total persons
The number of people residing in The Netherlands.
In the population statistics compiled by Statistics Netherlands the
inhabitants are the people registered in the population register of a
Dutch municipality.
First generation migration background
Person with a first generation migration background:
Person born abroad with at least one parent who was born abroad.
Second generation migration background
Person with a second-generation migration background:
Person born in the Netherlands who has at least one parent who was born abroad.
Total second generation
2nd generation: one parent born abroad
Persons born in the Netherlands with one parent born abroad.
2nd generation: both parents born abroad
Persons born in the Netherlands with both parents born abroad.