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More deaths than births in Q1
The Netherlands saw net population growth in Q1 2018 at 12.5 thousand. Natural growth (births minus deaths) was negative, net migration positive.
Population up by over 100 thousand in 2017
The population of the Netherlands again saw relatively strong growth in 2017.
Migration contributes less to population growth
Compared to other EU countries, a large part of the Dutch population increase is due to natural growth.
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...
The population counter shows the current estimated number of inhabitants in the Netherlands.
Record number of immigrants in 2010
On 1 January 2011, the population of the Netherlands stood at 16.7 million, i.e. 80 thousand more than one year previously. In 2010, the previous immigration record of 2009 was marginally exceeded,...
Population growth in the Netherlands 1900-now. Birth, death, immigration, emigration.
The number of immigrants and emigrants to and from the Netherlands, and net migration
Immigration up in first half of 2019
In the first six months of 2019, the population of the Netherlands grew more rapidly than in the same period last year.
Population in the future
Dutch population forecast, number of inhabitants in the Netherlands in the future
Population growth on Bonaire mainly due to immigration
The population of Bonaire grew by over 20 percent between 2011 and 2016 to 19.4 thousand residents.
Immigration from Eastern Europe remains high
Immigration from Eastern Europe remains high. Last year, for example, nearly 19 thousand Polish immigrants came to the Netherlands, i.e. twice as many as in 2007. The immigration flow is also high...
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.
Quasi stochastic population forecasts
Population forecast intervals obtained from 6 variants using a new technique are compared to stochastic forecasting.