Population up to 17.8 million, mainly due to migrationArticles
Over the first three quarters of 2022, the population of the Netherlands grew by 191 thousand.
Refugee selected in first instance by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and subsequently invited by the Dutch government to settle in the Netherlands. This person will get a residence...
Temporary residence permits; purpose of stay and nationalityFigures
First granted residence permits, asylum and motiv Nationality
Asylum requests and family reunification; nationality, sex and ageFigures
Asylum requests and family reunification nationality, sex and age
Mainly women and children from Ukraine registeredArticles
Since 24 February 2022, over 27 thousand people arriving from Ukraine have registered with a Dutch municipality, over a third of them minors.
How many people from Ukraine have arrived in the Netherlands since the war broke out?Other
How many people from Ukraine have arrived in the Netherlands since the war broke out?
A written request to be recognised as a refugee under the 1951 Geneva Convention.
An asylum seeker, residence permit holder or invited refugee who is registered in a municipal population register.
Population up by nearly 120 thousand in first half of 2022Articles
In the first half of 2022, the population of the Netherlands grew by 119.9 thousand.
Non-Dutch person who, according to the Geneva convention of 1951, has legitimate grounds to fear prosecution because of religious or political beliefs, nationality, race or belonging to a particular social...
Unaccompanied foreign minor; nationality, sex and ageFigures
Unaccompanied foreign minor Nationality, sex, age
Asylum requests; internationalFigures
Asylum requests EU member states and some countries outside the EU
Asylum influx up in 2021, mainly in second halfArticles
In 2021, nearly 25 thousand people submitted a first application for asylum in the Netherlands.
21 thousand inhabitants of Ukrainian originArticles
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.
To compile data at the national level about current topics in society, with the focus on how the Dutch population perceives them.
Government expenditure and consumption; functions, transactions, sectorsFigures
Government expenditure and final consumption by function (COFOG): General public services, defense, health, education and social protection
221 thousand children at risk of poverty, lowest number in 25 yearsArticles
Last year, 221 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income households, the lowest number in 25 years.
Twice as many naturalisations in 2020Articles
Last year, 49 thousand persons became naturalised citizens of the Netherlands, which is almost double the number in 2019.
Households; size, composition, position in the household, 1 JanuaryFigures
Households in the Netherlands size and composition Persons by position in the household on 1 January
Consumer prices; contribution and impact, HICP 2015=100Figures
Contribution and impact on the annual rate of change according to HICP Yearly rates, weighting coefficient, contribution and impact
Consumer prices; contribution and impact, CPI 2015=100Figures
Contribution and impact on the annual rate of change according to CPI Yearly rates, weighting coefficient, contribution and impact