Listed monuments and historic buildings; region 2022

Listed monuments and historic buildings; region 2022

Type of monument Regions Periods Listed monuments and historic buildings (number)
Listed monuments total The Netherlands 2021 63,276
Listed monuments total Noord-Nederland (LD) 2021 8,460
Listed monuments total Oost-Nederland (LD) 2021 10,601
Listed monuments total West-Nederland (LD) 2021 29,100
Listed monuments total Zuid-Nederland (LD) 2021 15,114
Listed monuments total Groningen (PV) 2021 2,764
Listed monuments total Fryslân (PV) 2021 4,328
Listed monuments total Drenthe (PV) 2021 1,368
Listed monuments total Overijssel (PV) 2021 4,044
Listed monuments total Flevoland (PV) 2021 109
Listed monuments total Gelderland (PV) 2021 6,557
Listed monuments total Utrecht (PV) 2021 5,858
Listed monuments total Noord-Holland (PV) 2021 14,086
Listed monuments total Zuid-Holland (PV) 2021 9,047
Listed monuments total Zeeland (PV) 2021 3,743
Listed monuments total Noord-Brabant (PV) 2021 5,926
Listed monuments total Limburg (PV) 2021 5,445
Listed monuments total Oost-Groningen (CR) 2021 519
Listed monuments total Delfzijl en omgeving (CR) 2021 397
Listed monuments total Overig Groningen (CR) 2021 1,848
Listed monuments total Noord-Friesland (CR) 2021 2,917
Listed monuments total Zuidwest-Friesland (CR) 2021 980
Listed monuments total Zuidoost-Friesland (CR) 2021 431
Listed monuments total Noord-Drenthe (CR) 2021 644
Listed monuments total Zuidoost-Drenthe (CR) 2021 305
Listed monuments total Zuidwest-Drenthe (CR) 2021 419
Listed monuments total Noord-Overijssel (CR) 2021 2,001
Listed monuments total Zuidwest-Overijssel (CR) 2021 797
Listed monuments total Twente (CR) 2021 1,246
Listed monuments total Veluwe (CR) 2021 1,820
Listed monuments total Achterhoek (CR) 2021 1,567
Listed monuments total Arnhem/Nijmegen (CR) 2021 1,935
Listed monuments total Zuidwest-Gelderland (CR) 2021 1,235
Listed monuments total Utrecht (CR) 2021 5,858
Listed monuments total Kop van Noord-Holland (CR) 2021 1,566
Listed monuments total Alkmaar en omgeving (CR) 2021 772
Listed monuments total IJmond (CR) 2021 284
Listed monuments total Agglomeratie Haarlem (CR) 2021 1,568
Listed monuments total Zaanstreek (CR) 2021 308
Listed monuments total Groot-Amsterdam (CR) 2021 8,358
Listed monuments total Het Gooi en Vechtstreek (CR) 2021 1,230
Listed monuments total Agglomeratie Leiden en Bollenstreek (CR) 2021 1,818
Listed monuments total Agglomeratie 's-Gravenhage (CR) 2021 1,753
Listed monuments total Delft en Westland (CR) 2021 874
Listed monuments total Oost-Zuid-Holland (CR) 2021 938
Listed monuments total Groot-Rijnmond (CR) 2021 2,232
Listed monuments total Zuidoost-Zuid-Holland (CR) 2021 1,432
Listed monuments total Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen (CR) 2021 400
Listed monuments total Overig Zeeland (CR) 2021 3,343
Listed monuments total West-Noord-Brabant (CR) 2021 1,656
Listed monuments total Midden-Noord-Brabant (CR) 2021 1,119
Listed monuments total Noordoost-Noord-Brabant (CR) 2021 2,070
Listed monuments total Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant (CR) 2021 1,081
Listed monuments total Noord-Limburg (CR) 2021 558
Listed monuments total Midden-Limburg (CR) 2021 852
Listed monuments total Zuid-Limburg (CR) 2021 4,035
Listed monuments total Flevoland (CR) 2021 109
Listed monuments total Aa en Hunze 2021 103
Listed monuments total Aalsmeer 2021 37
Listed monuments total Aalten 2021 62
Listed monuments total Achtkarspelen 2021 66
Listed monuments total Alblasserdam 2021 23
Listed monuments total Albrandswaard 2021 29
Listed monuments total Alkmaar 2021 578
Listed monuments total Almelo 2021 77
Listed monuments total Almere 2021 15
Listed monuments total Alphen aan den Rijn 2021 168
Listed monuments total Alphen-Chaam 2021 60
Listed monuments total Altena 2021 221
Listed monuments total Ameland 2021 112
Listed monuments total Amersfoort 2021 461
Listed monuments total Amstelveen 2021 71
Listed monuments total Amsterdam 2021 7,496
Listed monuments total Apeldoorn 2021 213
Listed monuments total Arnhem 2021 565
Listed monuments total Assen 2021 136
Listed monuments total Asten 2021 19
Listed monuments total Baarle-Nassau 2021 15
Listed monuments total Baarn 2021 152
Listed monuments total Barendrecht 2021 20
Listed monuments total Barneveld 2021 48
Listed monuments total Beek (L.) 2021 54
Listed monuments total Beekdaelen 2021 254
Listed monuments total Beesel 2021 21
Listed monuments total Berg en Dal 2021 110
Listed monuments total Bergeijk 2021 46
Listed monuments total Bergen (L.) 2021 28
Listed monuments total Bergen (NH.) 2021 132
Listed monuments total Bergen op Zoom 2021 323
Listed monuments total Berkelland 2021 122
Listed monuments total Bernheze 2021 67
Listed monuments total Best 2021 25
Listed monuments total Beuningen 2021 66
Listed monuments total Beverwijk 2021 41
Listed monuments total De Bilt 2021 174
Listed monuments total Bladel 2021 35
Listed monuments total Blaricum 2021 69
Listed monuments total Bloemendaal 2021 271
Listed monuments total Bodegraven-Reeuwijk 2021 53
Listed monuments total Boekel 2021 13
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains figures on the number of listed monuments and historic buildings in the Netherlands on 31 December of the year in question for the years 1965-2021. Provincial and municipal monuments are not included in this table. All figures in this table are based on the Dutch National Register of Monuments and Historic Buildings which is compiled by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands. The regional classification is based on the municipal classification of January 1, 2022 for all years. The figures are not only broken down by type of monument, but also by part of the country, province and municipality.

Data available from: 1965

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

Changes as of 22 July 2022:
This is a new table. Tables containing the listed monuments using the regional classifications for the years 2015-2020 can be found in the data archive. The older tables use a classification of the type of monument into 11 categories and do not include archeological monuments. This new table uses a new classification of the type of monument into 14 main categories (hoofdcategorieën), including archeological monuments. Of these main categories 13 are currently in use.

When will new figures be published?
The figures with the endposition of December 31, 2022 will be available in the second quarter of 2023 in a new table with the municipal classification of 2023. The figures from previous years 1965-2021 will also be presented according to the municipal classification of 2023.

Description topics

Listed monuments and historic buildings
Monuments listed in the Dutch National Register of Monuments and Historic Buildings are buildings or other objects of general (national) interest which have been selected for their beauty or historical value to the country. They have been designated protected monuments by the national government as specified in legislation on cultural heritage (Erfgoedwet).