Regular residence permits; citizenship 2005-2011


Number of regular residence permits granted, by citizenship. Separate data are available for the main of citizenships.
This table shows the number of permits issued to non-Dutch nationals who are not asylum seekers to the Netherlands. They come for example to work, study or in the context of family reunification or family formation.
Also children of non-Dutch nationals born in the Netherlands and not in possession of the Dutch nationality must have a residence permit.

Data available from: 2005-2011.

Status of the figures: final data.

Changes as of december 6th 2013:
Discontinued on december 6th 2013.

When will new figures be published?
Discontinued on december 6th 2013.

Regular residence permits; citizenship 2005-2011

Citizenship Periods Total regular residence permits (number) Temporary residence permits (number) Permanent residence permits (number)
Total citizenship 2005 69,930 66,020 3,910
Total citizenship 2006 89,880 64,560 25,325
Total citizenship 2007 98,595 47,985 50,610
Total citizenship 2008 80,220 53,690 26,530
Total citizenship 2009 68,935 51,070 17,870
Total citizenship 2010 58,850 48,180 10,670
Total citizenship 2011 60,105 50,445 9,655
Australia 2005 690 660 35
Australia 2006 1,020 890 135
Australia 2007 1,005 855 150
Australia 2008 1,055 975 75
Australia 2009 955 890 65
Australia 2010 1,015 970 40
Australia 2011 920 890 35
Brazil 2005 935 905 25
Brazil 2006 990 895 95
Brazil 2007 1,090 940 150
Brazil 2008 1,470 1,325 145
Brazil 2009 1,380 1,240 145
Brazil 2010 1,245 1,195 50
Brazil 2011 1,265 1,200 65
Bulgaria 2005 520 475 45
Bulgaria 2006 495 440 55
Bulgaria 2007 1,545 1,465 80
Bulgaria 2008 3,660 3,575 85
Bulgaria 2009 2,215 2,080 135
Bulgaria 2010 1,685 1,570 110
Bulgaria 2011 1,445 1,350 95
Canada 2005 605 575 25
Canada 2006 935 785 150
Canada 2007 1,120 925 195
Canada 2008 1,165 1,060 105
Canada 2009 1,035 950 85
Canada 2010 1,075 1,030 45
Canada 2011 1,010 965 40
China 2005 4,005 3,840 160
China 2006 3,800 3,390 410
China 2007 4,280 3,790 490
China 2008 5,215 4,600 620
China 2009 5,860 5,195 665
China 2010 4,915 4,645 270
China 2011 5,685 5,515 170
India 2005 1,345 1,265 80
India 2006 2,340 2,195 145
India 2007 2,910 2,720 190
India 2008 4,005 3,800 200
India 2009 3,705 3,575 135
India 2010 3,585 3,550 35
India 2011 4,220 4,185 35
Indonesia 2005 1,540 1,365 175
Indonesia 2006 1,930 1,240 690
Indonesia 2007 2,245 1,380 865
Indonesia 2008 1,935 1,435 500
Indonesia 2009 1,880 1,305 575
Indonesia 2010 1,520 1,315 200
Indonesia 2011 1,645 1,405 240
Japan 2005 1,290 1,240 50
Japan 2006 1,645 1,460 190
Japan 2007 1,575 1,355 220
Japan 2008 1,565 1,435 130
Japan 2009 1,335 1,240 95
Japan 2010 1,140 1,080 60
Japan 2011 1,205 1,170 40
Morocco 2005 4,425 3,690 735
Morocco 2006 8,780 3,750 5,030
Morocco 2007 10,485 2,380 8,105
Morocco 2008 5,300 2,540 2,760
Morocco 2009 4,340 2,380 1,960
Morocco 2010 2,800 2,110 690
Morocco 2011 3,130 2,305 825
Philippines 2005 655 630 25
Philippines 2006 715 635 80
Philippines 2007 855 750 110
Philippines 2008 1,390 1,285 105
Philippines 2009 1,305 1,200 105
Philippines 2010 1,070 1,050 20
Philippines 2011 935 920 15
Romania 2005 760 695 60
Romania 2006 890 765 125
Romania 2007 1,395 1,250 145
Romania 2008 1,725 1,605 120
Romania 2009 1,300 1,120 180
Romania 2010 1,220 1,115 100
Romania 2011 1,260 1,185 75
Russian Federation 2005 1,030 930 105
Russian Federation 2006 1,070 930 140
Russian Federation 2007 1,085 900 185
Russian Federation 2008 1,305 1,095 215
Russian Federation 2009 1,255 1,065 190
Russian Federation 2010 1,115 1,050 65
Russian Federation 2011 1,280 1,215 65
Surinam 2005 1,810 1,785 25
Surinam 2006 1,390 1,230 160
Surinam 2007 1,305 1,145 160
Surinam 2008 1,570 1,485 90
Surinam 2009 1,435 1,355 80
Surinam 2010 1,175 1,140 35
Surinam 2011 1,065 1,015 50
Turkey 2005 5,665 4,590 1,080
Turkey 2006 11,695 4,750 6,945
Turkey 2007 14,215 3,680 10,540
Turkey 2008 9,950 4,665 5,285
Turkey 2009 8,505 4,695 3,810
Turkey 2010 5,725 4,335 1,390
Turkey 2011 5,385 3,990 1,400
United States of America 2005 2,920 2,770 145
United States of America 2006 4,320 3,730 585
United States of America 2007 4,900 4,135 765
United States of America 2008 4,950 4,495 455
United States of America 2009 4,445 4,090 355
United States of America 2010 4,290 4,120 170
United States of America 2011 4,530 4,360 170
Unknown and stateless 2005 1,465 1,440 25
Unknown and stateless 2006 2,710 2,490 220
Unknown and stateless 2007 2,315 2,000 315
Unknown and stateless 2008 2,220 2,060 160
Unknown and stateless 2009 2,010 1,940 70
Unknown and stateless 2010 2,005 1,955 50
Unknown and stateless 2011 2,025 1,925 105
Other citizenships 2005 40,275 39,165 1,110
Other citizenships 2006 45,150 34,990 10,160
Other citizenships 2007 46,265 18,315 27,950
Other citizenships 2008 31,725 16,245 15,480
Other citizenships 2009 25,970 16,750 9,220
Other citizenships 2010 23,270 15,940 7,330
Other citizenships 2011 23,100 16,870 6,230
Source: CBS.
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