Twice as many naturalisations in 2020Articles
Last year, 49 thousand persons became naturalised citizens of the Netherlands, which is almost double the number in 2019.
Population; sex, age, generation and migration background, 1 JanuaryFigures
Population in The Netherlands by sex, age, marital status generation (first / second) and migration background, 1 January
International trade; import and export value, SITC (3 digits), countriesFigures
Import, export value and trade balance of goods; SITC (3 digits) and countries.
Carribean Netherlands; population, country of birth, nationalityFigures
Population country of birth, nationality Carribean Netherlands Carribean Netherlands, country of birth, nationality
Labour participation of status holders stagnatingArticles
Of the status holders who obtained an asylum residence permit in 2014, 43 percent had a job by mid-2020.
Asylum and integration 2021Publications
Annual study of register data on reception and integration of asylum migrants arriving in the Netherlands since 2014, 2014-2020
External migration; sex, age, marital status and country of birthFigures
Immigration and emigration and the administrative corrections in the Netherlands by country of birth, sex, age and marital status,
Status holders overrepresented in job-oriented practical trainingArticles
Of all 12 to 17-year-old asylum status holders who received a residence permit in 2014, 15 percent were enrolled in labour-oriented practical training (PRO, praktijkonderwijs) on 1 October 2018.
Immigration up in first half of 2019Articles
In the first six months of 2019, the population of the Netherlands grew more rapidly than in the same period last year.
Fewer asylum seekers, more following relatives in Q2Articles
In Q2 2019, the Netherlands received 5,205 asylum seekers and 880 following family members. The number of asylum seekers was lower while the number of following relatives was higher than in Q1 2019.
6 in 10 status holders pass civic integration examArticles
Of the asylum seekers who obtained a residence permit in 2014 and were subject to the integration requirement, 58 percent had passed the civic integration exam on reference date 1 October 2018. Two percent of the status holders had exceeded the three-year integration term.
More asylum seekers in 2018Articles
The number of asylum requests increased again in 2018, with a notable rise in the number of Turkish citizens filing asylum applications.
More asylum seekers, fewer following relatives in Q3Articles
In Q3 2018, the number of asylum seekers and following family members was up on Q2 as well as on 2017.
Population up by over 32 thousand in first half of 2018Articles
The population of the Netherlands grew by more than 32 thousand in the first six months of 2018. This is slightly less than in the same period last year, when 35 thousand residents were added on balance.
More asylum seekers, fewer following relatives in Q1Articles
In Q1 2018, 4.2 thousand asylum seekers and 2.1 thousand following family members were registered in the Netherlands.
11 percent of asylum status holders in workArticles
Out of the asylum seekers who obtained a residence permit in 2014, 11 percent were in work after 30 months; 84 percent of status holders were benefit recipients.
Half of refugee households at risk of povertyArticles
Refugee households often have a persistently low income
More asylum seekers than following relatives in Q3Articles
The Netherlands received 4.4 thousand asylum seekers and 2.3 thousand following relatives in Q3 2017.
Population growth still determined by migrationArticles
Netherlands, 1st half of 2017: 100 thousand immigrants, 69 thousand emigrants, 82 thousand births, 78 thousand deaths
More family reunification from EritreaArticles
In 2017, more following family members than asylum seekers from Eritrea arrived in the Netherlands.
Most Syrian asylum seekers have housingArticles
Many Syrians and Eritreans have a residence permit and housing, but most depend on social welfare.
Fewer asylum requests by unaccompanied minors in 2016Articles
In 2016, one in five underage asylum seekers travelled unaccompanied. The majority came from Eritrea.