Key figures of the population forecasts 2017-2060

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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: 2017-2060

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

Changes as of 19 December 2017:
In this new table, the previous forecast is adjusted based on the most recent insights, the forecast period now runs from 2017 to 2060.

When will new figures be published?
New figures will appear December 2020.

Key figures of the population forecasts 2017-2060

Forecast(-interval) Periods Total fertility rate (number)
Forecast 2060 1.75
Lower limit 95% forecast-interval 2060 1.22
Upper limit 95% forecast-interval 2060 2.28
Lower limit 67% forecast-interval 2060 1.49
Upper limit 67% forecast-interval 2060 2.01
Source: CBS.
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