Key figures of the population forecasts 2014-2060


This table contains forecasts (including intervals) of the population of The Netherlands on 1 January by age groups (three age-groups) and population dynamics: live births, deaths and external migration. Furthermore, the table contains information about the total fertility rate, demographic pressure and (period) life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by sex.

Data available from: 2014-2060

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are calculated forecasts.

Changes as of 19 December 2017:
None, this table has been published once-only. See 3. for the successor of this table.

Changes as of 18 December 2014:
In this new table, the previous forecast is adjusted based on the most recent insights, the forecast period now runs from 2014 to 2060.

When will new figures be published?
New figures will appear December 2017.

Key figures of the population forecasts 2014-2060

Forecast(-interval) Periods Total population (aantal) Demographic pressureTotal pressure (%) Live births (number) Total fertility rate (number) Deaths (number) Period life expectancyAt birthMen (year) Period life expectancyAt birthWomen (year) External migrationNet migration (incl. net adm. corr.) (number)
Forecast 2014 174,575 1.71 140,568 79.90 83.26 35,602
Forecast 2015 16,898,898 67.9 177,520 1.73 141,740 80.10 83.41 36,800
Forecast 2020 17,248,834 71.4 187,483 1.75 151,483 80.90 84.01 21,744
Forecast 2025 17,524,138 75.6 192,051 1.75 161,831 81.77 84.64 19,370
Forecast 2030 17,748,974 82.2 193,272 1.75 173,992 82.61 85.32 18,159
Forecast 2035 17,905,596 89.1 189,818 1.75 185,461 83.42 86.11 17,282
Forecast 2040 17,982,704 92.6 184,095 1.75 193,879 84.19 86.95 17,034
Forecast 2045 18,002,344 91.2 182,429 1.75 198,037 84.94 87.74 16,629
Forecast 2050 18,008,402 89.4 186,340 1.75 200,497 85.66 88.49 16,196
Forecast 2055 18,023,386 88.6 190,814 1.75 201,587 86.36 89.19 15,614
Forecast 2060 18,057,326 89.3 . 1.75 . 87.02 89.85 .
Source: CBS.
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