Households; size, composition, position in the household, 1 January


This table contains information about the progress of the households in the Netherlands by size and composition and persons by household position, on 1 January.

Data available from: 1995

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are final.

With the information available for the reporting years 1995, 1996 and 1997 it is not easy to make an unambiguous assignment of persons in institutional households in three distinct categories of institutions. For this reason the numbers are set as unknown.

Changes as of 13 September 2019:
The figures of 1 January 2019 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
The final figures of 1 January 2020 will be added in the 4th quarter of 2020.

Households; size, composition, position in the household, 1 January

Periods Persons by household positionTotal of the Netherlands (aantal) Private householdsBy household sizeTotal private households (aantal) Private householdsBy household sizeOne-person households (aantal) By household sizeMulti-person householdsTotal multi-person households (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionTotal persons living in institutions (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionHomes for the elderly and nursing homes (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionOther health care institution (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionOther type of institution (aantal)
1995 15,424,122 6,468,682 2,109,149 4,359,533 247,708 . . .
2000 15,863,943 6,801,008 2,272,219 4,528,789 224,003 136,964 74,648 12,391
2005 16,305,526 7,090,965 2,449,378 4,641,587 213,202 126,667 74,645 11,890
2010 16,574,989 7,386,144 2,669,516 4,716,628 208,687 119,063 79,218 10,406
2015 16,900,726 7,665,198 2,867,797 4,797,401 244,794 118,593 104,661 21,540
2019 17,282,163 7,924,691 3,037,622 4,887,069 246,661 115,394 110,217 21,050
Source: CBS.
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