Young people

How many young people are there in the Netherlands?

On 1 January , the Netherlands had inhabitants under the age of 25. This represents percent of the population.

Age Total Men Women

There are children aged 0 to 3 years, children of primary school age (4 to 11 years), children between 12 and 17 and young people aged 18 to 24 years.

In which municipalities do many young people live?

The percentage of young people varies greatly from one municipality to another. It depends on the birth rate (i.e. do relatively many people of childbearing age live in a municipality, and how many children do they bear on average), but also on the presence of a university or college, for example (especially in smaller municipalities, the share of young people will then be high). In , had the highest number of young people with a share of percent; had the lowest ( percent).

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