Population dynamics; month and year

Population dynamics; month and year

Periods Population at start of selected period (aantal) Total population growth (aantal) Population at end of selected period (aantal)
2020 November 17,472,440 4,042 17,476,482
2020 December 17,476,482 -1,067 17,475,415
2021 January* 17,475,415 1,215 17,476,630
2021 February* 17,476,630 5,390 17,482,020
2021 March* 17,482,020 6,193 17,488,213
2021 April* 17,488,213 6,478 17,494,691
2021 May* 17,494,691 5,825 17,500,516
2021 June* 17,500,516 6,610 17,507,126
2021 July* 17,507,126 8,026 17,515,152
2021 August* 17,515,152 20,368 17,535,520
2021 September* 17,535,520 30,257 17,565,777
2021 October* 17,565,777 16,716 17,582,493
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

Population at start of selected period
Population:
The total number of people residing in a given area.

In the population, only persons recorded in the population register of a Dutch municipality are included. In principle, everyone who lives in the Netherlands for an indefinite period is included in the population register of the municipality. Persons belonging to the population of the Netherlands, but for whom no permanent place of residence can be designated, are included in the population register of the municipality of The Hague. The population registers do not include the persons living in the Netherlands for whom exemption rules apply with regard to inclusion in the population registers (for example diplomats and NATO military personnel) and persons who do not legally reside in the Netherlands.
Total population growth
Population growth:
The increase or decrease of the population.
Population at end of selected period
Population:
The total number of people residing in a given area.

In the population, only persons recorded in the population register of a Dutch municipality are included. In principle, everyone who lives in the Netherlands for an indefinite period is included in the population register of the municipality. Persons belonging to the population of the Netherlands, but for whom no permanent place of residence can be designated, are included in the population register of the municipality of The Hague. The population registers do not include the persons living in the Netherlands for whom exemption rules apply with regard to inclusion in the population registers (for example diplomats and NATO military personnel) and persons who do not legally reside in the Netherlands.