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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.
Population growth almost doubled in 2022
The population of the Netherlands is estimated to have increased by almost 227 thousand last year, to over 17.8 million. The increase is almost double compared to 2021, when 115 thousand inhabitants...
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.
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.
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...
Population growth already at the same level as 2018
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...