People with a driving licence; driving licence type, age, region, 1 January

People with a driving licence; driving licence type, age, region, 1 January

Category driving licence Age driving license holder Periods Region People with a driving licence (number)
Motorcycle driving licence Total 2014 Nederland 1,409,962
Motorcycle driving licence Total 2015 Nederland 1,417,000
Motorcycle driving licence Total 2016 Nederland 1,427,273
Motorcycle driving licence Total 2017 Nederland 1,435,862
Motorcycle driving licence Total 2018 Nederland 1,444,517
Motorcycle driving licence Total 2019 Nederland 1,456,843
Motorcycle driving licence Total 2020 Nederland 1,472,628
Motorcycle driving licence Total 2021 Nederland 1,493,590
Motorcycle driving licence 16 to 17 years 2014 Nederland
Motorcycle driving licence 16 to 17 years 2015 Nederland
Motorcycle driving licence 16 to 17 years 2016 Nederland
Motorcycle driving licence 16 to 17 years 2017 Nederland
Motorcycle driving licence 16 to 17 years 2018 Nederland
Motorcycle driving licence 16 to 17 years 2019 Nederland
Motorcycle driving licence 16 to 17 years 2020 Nederland
Motorcycle driving licence 16 to 17 years 2021 Nederland
Motorcycle driving licence 18 to 19 years 2014 Nederland 1,555
Motorcycle driving licence 18 to 19 years 2015 Nederland 566
Motorcycle driving licence 18 to 19 years 2016 Nederland 610
Motorcycle driving licence 18 to 19 years 2017 Nederland 596
Motorcycle driving licence 18 to 19 years 2018 Nederland 741
Motorcycle driving licence 18 to 19 years 2019 Nederland 749
Motorcycle driving licence 18 to 19 years 2020 Nederland 823
Motorcycle driving licence 18 to 19 years 2021 Nederland 781
Motorcycle driving licence 20 to 24 years 2014 Nederland 33,147
Motorcycle driving licence 20 to 24 years 2015 Nederland 29,323
Motorcycle driving licence 20 to 24 years 2016 Nederland 26,130
Motorcycle driving licence 20 to 24 years 2017 Nederland 23,902
Motorcycle driving licence 20 to 24 years 2018 Nederland 22,440
Motorcycle driving licence 20 to 24 years 2019 Nederland 22,728
Motorcycle driving licence 20 to 24 years 2020 Nederland 23,342
Motorcycle driving licence 20 to 24 years 2021 Nederland 23,384
Motorcycle driving licence 25 to 29 years 2014 Nederland 65,738
Motorcycle driving licence 25 to 29 years 2015 Nederland 67,142
Motorcycle driving licence 25 to 29 years 2016 Nederland 69,021
Motorcycle driving licence 25 to 29 years 2017 Nederland 70,106
Motorcycle driving licence 25 to 29 years 2018 Nederland 70,650
Motorcycle driving licence 25 to 29 years 2019 Nederland 70,462
Motorcycle driving licence 25 to 29 years 2020 Nederland 70,300
Motorcycle driving licence 25 to 29 years 2021 Nederland 68,281
Motorcycle driving licence 30 to 39 years 2014 Nederland 194,419
Motorcycle driving licence 30 to 39 years 2015 Nederland 188,187
Motorcycle driving licence 30 to 39 years 2016 Nederland 184,892
Motorcycle driving licence 30 to 39 years 2017 Nederland 184,051
Motorcycle driving licence 30 to 39 years 2018 Nederland 185,253
Motorcycle driving licence 30 to 39 years 2019 Nederland 188,006
Motorcycle driving licence 30 to 39 years 2020 Nederland 192,698
Motorcycle driving licence 30 to 39 years 2021 Nederland 197,112
Motorcycle driving licence 40 to 49 years 2014 Nederland 401,992
Motorcycle driving licence 40 to 49 years 2015 Nederland 383,219
Motorcycle driving licence 40 to 49 years 2016 Nederland 363,934
Motorcycle driving licence 40 to 49 years 2017 Nederland 344,468
Motorcycle driving licence 40 to 49 years 2018 Nederland 325,220
Motorcycle driving licence 40 to 49 years 2019 Nederland 306,665
Motorcycle driving licence 40 to 49 years 2020 Nederland 286,855
Motorcycle driving licence 40 to 49 years 2021 Nederland 269,857
Motorcycle driving licence 50 to 59 years 2014 Nederland 363,051
Motorcycle driving licence 50 to 59 years 2015 Nederland 384,169
Motorcycle driving licence 50 to 59 years 2016 Nederland 403,033
Motorcycle driving licence 50 to 59 years 2017 Nederland 416,833
Motorcycle driving licence 50 to 59 years 2018 Nederland 426,265
Motorcycle driving licence 50 to 59 years 2019 Nederland 433,258
Motorcycle driving licence 50 to 59 years 2020 Nederland 439,529
Motorcycle driving licence 50 to 59 years 2021 Nederland 442,065
Motorcycle driving licence 60 to 64 years 2014 Nederland 102,023
Motorcycle driving licence 60 to 64 years 2015 Nederland 108,658
Motorcycle driving licence 60 to 64 years 2016 Nederland 116,923
Motorcycle driving licence 60 to 64 years 2017 Nederland 126,137
Motorcycle driving licence 60 to 64 years 2018 Nederland 135,849
Motorcycle driving licence 60 to 64 years 2019 Nederland 147,260
Motorcycle driving licence 60 to 64 years 2020 Nederland 159,697
Motorcycle driving licence 60 to 64 years 2021 Nederland 172,432
Motorcycle driving licence 65 to 69 years 2014 Nederland 88,674
Motorcycle driving licence 65 to 69 years 2015 Nederland 90,053
Motorcycle driving licence 65 to 69 years 2016 Nederland 92,986
Motorcycle driving licence 65 to 69 years 2017 Nederland 91,697
Motorcycle driving licence 65 to 69 years 2018 Nederland 93,080
Motorcycle driving licence 65 to 69 years 2019 Nederland 97,030
Motorcycle driving licence 65 to 69 years 2020 Nederland 103,554
Motorcycle driving licence 65 to 69 years 2021 Nederland 111,832
Motorcycle driving licence 70 to 74 years 2014 Nederland 70,783
Motorcycle driving licence 70 to 74 years 2015 Nederland 71,403
Motorcycle driving licence 70 to 74 years 2016 Nederland 70,146
Motorcycle driving licence 70 to 74 years 2017 Nederland 74,416
Motorcycle driving licence 70 to 74 years 2018 Nederland 78,083
Motorcycle driving licence 70 to 74 years 2019 Nederland 80,336
Motorcycle driving licence 70 to 74 years 2020 Nederland 81,976
Motorcycle driving licence 70 to 74 years 2021 Nederland 85,313
Motorcycle driving licence 75 years or older 2014 Nederland 88,580
Motorcycle driving licence 75 years or older 2015 Nederland 94,280
Motorcycle driving licence 75 years or older 2016 Nederland 99,598
Motorcycle driving licence 75 years or older 2017 Nederland 103,656
Motorcycle driving licence 75 years or older 2018 Nederland 106,936
Motorcycle driving licence 75 years or older 2019 Nederland 110,349
Motorcycle driving licence 75 years or older 2020 Nederland 113,854
Motorcycle driving licence 75 years or older 2021 Nederland 122,533
Motorcycle driving licence Age unknown 2014 Nederland 0
Motorcycle driving licence Age unknown 2015 Nederland 0
Motorcycle driving licence Age unknown 2016 Nederland 0
Motorcycle driving licence Age unknown 2017 Nederland 0
Motorcycle driving licence Age unknown 2018 Nederland 0
Motorcycle driving licence Age unknown 2019 Nederland 0
Motorcycle driving licence Age unknown 2020 Nederland 0
Motorcycle driving licence Age unknown 2021 Nederland 0
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains key data on the number of people with a Dutch driving licence, on 1 January of each year, broken down by the type of driving licence and by age and province of the licence holder.
The figures are based on the driving licence register of the Dutch Road Authority (RDW).

Data available from: 1-1-2014

Status of the figures: final

Changes as of 24 March 2021:
Data over 2021 have been added

When will new figures be published?
New figures will be published yearly, in the first quarter.

Description topics

People with a driving licence
People who have a valid Dutch driving licence for a passenger car, bus, moped, motorcycle or truck, and possibly a trailer, on 1 January.
A licence for a trailer can only be obtained if the person has a driving licence for the vehicle pulling the trailer.