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
Half of all imported goods from low-income countries are clothesArticles
In 2020, the Netherlands imported 2.9 billion euros worth of goods from the 46 Least Developed countries (LDCs).
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,
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.
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.
Population up by over 100 thousand in 2017Articles
The population of the Netherlands again saw relatively strong growth in 2017.
Population growth still determined by migrationArticles
Netherlands, 1st half of 2017: 100 thousand immigrants, 69 thousand emigrants, 82 thousand births, 78 thousand deaths
Relatively high population growth due to migrationArticles
The Netherlands had nearly 17.1 million inhabitants on 1 Januari 2017, over 110 thousand up from 1 January 2016.
International trade; Imports and exports of services by country, 2003-2013Figures
Imports; exports; services broken down into various types of services Countries
Syrian immigrants often live in a family settingArticles
A total of 29 thousand Syrians registered as residents of a Dutch municipality in 2014 and 2015. Syrian immigrants are young compared to other recent immigrants in the Netherlands and they often live in a family setting. Nearly 40 percent of recently registered Syrians are under the age of 18, versus only 17 percent among other groups of foreign immigrants. Nearly one-quarter of Eritreans are underage and only 5 percent of Ethiopians.
2.8 billion roses imported from AfricaArticles
Africa accounts for 85 percent of imported roses. Kenya and Ethiopia are the main suppliers, chiefly because Dutch rose growers have shifted their activities to these countries. The import price of roses grown in Africa was 10 euro cents in 2013.
About 500 refugees annually invited by Dutch governmentArticles
Approximately 500 refugees are invited each by the government to settle in the Netherlands. Over the past half decade, many refugees have arrived from countries like Iraq, Myanmar and Ethiopia.
Asylum requests for the Netherlands; by country of citizenship, 2007-2011Figures
Requests for asylum by sex and age By country of citizenship
Number of adopted children reduced by half since 2004Articles
Last year, 672 children were adopted by Dutch parents, approximately as many as in 2009, but considerably fewer than in record year 2004, when 1,378 children were adopted.
Number of adopted children nearly reduced by halfArticles
In recent years, fewer children were adopted in the Netherlands. Over the period 2004-2008, the number of adoptions was almost reduced by half.
More roses importedArticles
In the first eight months of last year, 2.5 billion roses were imported into the Netherlands, 3 percent more than in the same period one year previously. Kenya is by far the largest supplier.
More Ethiopian roses importedArticles
In the first three quarters of 2008, approximately 2.7 billion roses were imported into the Netherlands, an increase by 6 percent relative to the same period in 2007. More than 95 percent of all roses were imported from Africa, mainly from Kenya.
Asylum requests; by citizenship and quarterly figures, 1998 - 2007Figures
Requests for asylum, 1998 - 2007 By citizinship and quarterly figures