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55 thousand more inhabitants in first half of 2023
The population of the Netherlands grew by 54.8 thousand in the first half of 2023. In the first half of 2022, the increase still amounted to 119.2 thousand
External migration; sex, age, marital status and country of birth
Immigration and emigration and the administrative corrections in the Netherlands by country of birth, sex, age and marital status,
Population up by 27.4 thousand in the first quarter
In the first quarter of 2023, the population of the Netherlands grew by 27.4 thousand. The increase was entirely due to immigration; there were more deaths than births.
Forecast: larger population due to migration
The population of the Netherlands will continue to grow over the next five decades, to 20.7 million inhabitants in 2070. It is expected to reach 18 million by 2024 and cross the 19-million mark by...
Higher population growth due to more immigration in Q1
In the first quarter of 2022, the population of the Netherlands increased by 49.8 thousand. This is considered strong growth for a first quarter.
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.
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.
How many asylum seekers enter the Netherlands?
Number of asylum seekers and family members traveling after each month and year. Nationality, men, women and children who apply for asylum in the Netherlands.
How many people immigrate to the Netherlands?
In 2021, 250,792 persons immigrated to the Netherlands. This was 29,939 more than the figure for 2020. In addition, 142,517 persons emigrated from the Netherlands, 9,977 less than one year earlier.
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 growth in Q3 back at pre-COVID level
In Q3 2021, the population of the Netherlands grew by 58.7 thousand. Births exceeded deaths by 10.0 thousand, while immigration and emigration accounted for the rest of the growth.
Population up again in third quarter
The population of the Netherlands grew by 39 thousand in Q3 2020. In Q2, during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of inhabitants was still slightly down.
More external migration in June
In June, the number of immigrants was up by more than 3.5 thousand compared to the previous month. Emigration increased as well, although less sharply: over 2.5 thousand more people left the...
Fewer asylum seekers and following relatives in Q2 2020
The international and national measures introduced in March in response to the COVID-19 outbreak have resulted in a lower influx of asylum seekers and following family members.
Work and family reunification main reasons for immigration
In 2018, the Netherlands received 191 thousand non-Dutch immigrants. They included 110 thousand people from EU/EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland); the main migration...