Population dynamics; month and year

Population dynamics; month and year

Periods Live births (aantal) Deaths (aantal) Immigration (aantal) Emigration including administrative c... (aantal) Net corrections (aantal) Total population growth (aantal)
2019 January 14,192 13,998 21,543 13,880 7,857
2019 February 12,149 12,758 21,595 11,663 9,323
2019 March 13,549 13,757 18,260 11,696 6,356
2019 April 13,717 12,593 17,536 10,968 7,692
2019 May 14,349 12,426 17,423 10,747 8,599
2019 June 14,233 11,683 17,055 13,610 5,995
2019 July 15,476 12,314 23,043 19,039 7,166
2019 August 15,442 11,773 37,265 16,733 24,201
2019 September 15,132 11,267 36,754 14,594 26,025
2019 October 14,709 12,571 24,846 12,997 13,987
2019 November 13,686 13,017 18,555 11,426 7,798
2019 December 13,046 13,728 15,189 13,676 -408 423
2020 January 14,085 14,111 22,220 15,808 6,386
2020 February 12,905 12,895 21,695 11,813 9,892
2020 March 13,556 16,237 15,610 12,535 394
2020 April 13,375 18,876 9,365 8,469 -4,605
2020 May 13,791 12,641 9,066 8,063 2,153
2020 June 13,928 11,478 12,740 11,197 3,993
2020 July 15,625 11,627 18,042 16,918 5,122
2020 August 15,110 12,568 26,747 15,385 13,904
2020 September 14,966 11,905 30,408 12,997 20,472
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains information about the population dynamics of the Dutch population. These changes consist of live births, deaths, immigration, emigration (including administrative corrections) and other corrections. In addition, figures on the total population growth, beginning and end population are also included.

Data available from: January 1995.

Status of the figures:
The figures up to 2020 in this table are final. The figures of 2021 are provisional.

Changes as of 30 November 2021:
Provisional figures of October of 2021 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
At the end of each month provisional figures of the previous month will be added in this publication. Data for previous months may be subject to adjustment.

Description topics

Live births
Live birth:
A baby showing some sign of life after birth, regardless of the duration of pregnancy.
Deaths
Death:
Person declared dead by an authorized doctor.
Immigration
Immigration:
People moving to the Netherlands from another country.
Immigration concerns all individuals whose arrival in the Netherlands results in a new entry in the municipal population register.
The criteria are a residency for at least four months in the forthcoming six months.

Trend break external migration figures
As a result of improvements in the production process, a minor shift has taken place in the external migration figures. With effect from 2010, the following changes have been implemented:
- administrative entries which are preceded by emigration are now counted towards immigration;
-administrative removals which are followed by immigration are now counted towards emigration.
The improvements in the production process have led to a significant reduction in the number of ‘other corrections’ on balance as of 2010.
For some immigrants and emigrants, the country of birth is unknown in the provisional figures. From January 2014 onwards, the country of birth is estimated for these groups (for immigrants, country of origin is considered country of birth and for emigrants, country of destination is considered country of birth).

Emigration including administrative c...
Emigration including administrative corrections

Data on emigration including net administrative corrections give a better impression of the true level of emigration than data on emigration excluding net administrative corrections.

Emigration:
People leaving for another country.
Emigration relates to all individuals departing from the Netherlands, whose departure result in removals from the Netherlands population registers. The criteria for removal from the registers are 8 months abroad in the following 12 months.

Administrative correction:
Entries in and removals from the municipal population register for reasons other than birth, death, arrival, departure or municipal boundary change.
The greater part of these corrections relates to the processing of either the departures of persons who did not notify the local authorities or the subsequent arrivals.

Administrative entry:
Decision by a municipality, at the request of the person concerned, to include that person in its population while it has no knowledge of birth, immigration or establishment of that person from another municipality in the Netherlands.

Administrative removal:
Decision by a municipality no longer to include a person in its population, once it has established that the address of the person is unknown, the person cannot be contacted and probably no longer resides in a municipality in the Netherlands.

Trend break external migration figures
As a result of improvements in the production process, a minor shift has taken place in the external migration figures. With effect from 2010, the following changes have been implemented:
- administrative entries which are preceded by emigration are now counted towards immigration;
-administrative removals which are followed by immigration are now counted towards emigration.
The improvements in the production process have led to a significant reduction in the number of ‘other corrections’ on balance as of 2010.
For some immigrants and emigrants, the country of birth is unknown in the provisional figures. From January 2014 onwards, the country of birth is estimated for these groups (for immigrants, country of origin is considered country of birth and for emigrants, country of destination is considered country of birth).
Net corrections
Net administrative corrections and other corrections

Other corrections are only included in the final figures, and only in the totals for December.

Net administrative corrections:
Administrative entries minus administrative removals.

Other correction:
Discrepancies in the population size between two consecutive years which cannot be attributed to changes made by the municipalities in the municipal population registers throughout the year.

Administrative correction:
Entry in or removal from the municipal population register for reasons other than birth, death, arrival, departure or municipal boundary change.

Administrative entry:
All entries in and removals from the municipal population register for reasons other than birth, death, arrival, departure or municipal boundary change.

Administrative removal:
Decision by a municipality no longer to include a person in its population, once it has established that the address of the person is unknown, the person cannot be contacted and probably no longer resides in a municipality in the Netherlands.

Total population growth
Population growth:
The increase or decrease of the population.