Population growth already at the same level as 2018Articles
In the first three quarters of 2019, the population of the Netherlands grew by 102 thousand, over 23 thousand more than in the same period last year and almost the same as population growth over the whole of 2018.
More purchasing power for low-income groups on StatiaArticles
Purchasing power in the Caribbean Netherlands rose once again in 2017. The median increase was highest for the inhabitants of St Eustatius at 2.6 percent.
Homelessness more than doubled since 2009Articles
The number of homeless 18 to 64-year-olds in the Netherlands increased from 17.8 thousand in 2009 (first estimation) to 39.3 thousand in 2018. Homelessness among 18 to 29-year-olds tripled over this period.
More deaths during recent heat waveArticles
The heat wave in week 30 of 2019 caused 2,964 deaths. This is nearly 400 more deaths than during an average summer week. During the heat waves in 2006, the number of additional fatalities per week was almost the same.
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.
Caribbean Dutch population larger and older by 2030Articles
According to the latest forecast by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the population of the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands is expected to grow further from 25 thousand currently to 30 thousand by 2030.
Fewer suicide deaths in 2018Articles
In 2018, the number of suicide deaths stood at1,829, which is 88 fewer than in 2017. The suicide rate declined among 10 to 19-year-olds.
42 percent included in Donor RegisterArticles
On 2 January 2019, 42 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 and over (6.4 million people) were included in the Donor Register.
Nearly one-quarter of non-Dutch voters are PolishArticles
Around 13.5 million inhabitants of the Netherlands are eligible to vote in the upcoming European Parliament elections. Of this group, 3.6 percent do not hold the Dutch nationality but do have EU citizenship.
Population up by over 24 thousand in Q1Articles
In Q1 2019, the population of the Netherlands grew more rapidly than in the same quarter last year. More than 24 thousand residents were added, nearly twice the number in Q1 2018.
More Caribbean Dutch in employment in 2018Articles
In 2018, the labour participation rate on the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands was higher than two years previously.
Public trust in EU and politics on the riseArticles
Last year, more than six in ten Dutch people aged 15 and up indicated they trusted other people, a share similar to that in 2017.
Population and population dynamics by month; 1995-2018Figures
Monthly statistics, size of the Dutch population and births, deaths, external migration, marriages, divorces and requests for asylum,
Population up by 100 thousand for third year in a rowArticles
The population of the Netherlands grew by an estimated 104 thousand people in 2018. The growth rate was similar to that in the past two years.
CBS Urban Data Centre Eindhoven bearing fruitArticles
The results of the cluster analysis will help Eindhoven municipality formulate more targeted policies for the different target groups
Forecast: 18 million inhabitants in 2029Articles
According to the latest forecast by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the population of the Netherlands will continue to grow in the coming years. The 18 millionth inhabitant is expected to arrive in 2029.
Dutch and EU population growth mainly due to migrationArticles
The Netherlands is one of the 19 member states of the European Union (EU) with a growing population. This is mainly due to migration, which is also the case in most other countries with population growth.
‘All parties benefit from an Urban Data Centre’Articles
Governing a city means to devise and optimise new policies. We want to use data to solve problems and to work on prevention
Less neighbourhood nuisance on Statia in 2013-2018Articles
In 2018, 46 percent of the inhabitants of St Eustatius experienced nuisance in their own neighbourhood, versus as much as 86 percent in 2013.
The Netherlands 10 years after Lehman BrothersArticles
The Netherlands ten years after the onset of the global credit crisis. Developments in unemployment, GDP, labour participation, housing market, social assistance benefits, debt liabilities and other indicators, together providing a comprehensive picture of the situation before, during and after the crisis.
More murder and manslaughter victims in 2017Articles
In 2017 there were 158 victims of murder and manslaughter in the Netherlands, including 112 men and 46 women. There were 108 victims in 2016.
Heatwaves caused minor rise in mortalityArticles
Slightly more people died during the heatwaves in the summer of 2018 than an average week in summer.
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.
Car ownership among over-75s on the riseArticles
More and more people aged 75 or older in the Netherlands own a car.