CBS reclassifies migration data after thorough external consultations
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has recently been working on a new classification according to origin for migrants in the Netherlands and for migrant children who were born in the Netherlands.
New classification of population by origin
Overview of new population classification based on country of birth, i.e. the Netherlands or a foreign country classified into continents. Replacing the former classification based on migration...
21 thousand inhabitants of Ukrainian origin
On 1 January 2022, the Netherlands had 21 thousand inhabitants of Ukrainian origin and over 35 thousand of Russian origin. In total, 119 thousand residents originated from a post-Soviet state.
Population up by 12.8 thousand in Q1 2021
In Q1 2021, the population of the Netherlands grew by 12.8 thousand.
People of non-Dutch origin relatively often live in large cities
Comparatively many people with a foreign country of origin live in large cities.
Newly registered residents with origin Ukraine
This collection of tables contains information on the number of people who have registered as residents in a Dutch municipality since 24 February 2022 with Ukraine as the country of origin.
Mainly women and children from Ukraine registered
Since 24 February 2022, over 27 thousand people arriving from Ukraine have registered with a Dutch municipality, over a third of them minors.