Netherlands Population 2022


Netherlands map
  • The current population of Netherlands is estimated at 17,199,804 people as of August, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Netherlands represent 0.22% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Netherlands is 423 inhabitants per km2.
  • Netherlands is located in Europe.
  • Netherlands ranks number 69 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Netherlands is 52.3802° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 4.8955° E.
  • The median age in Netherlands is 43.3 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Netherlands is 392.55 EUR per week, around USD $415.95 per week, in 2022.
  • The countries that Netherlands shares its land boundary with are Germany to the east, and Belgium to the south. The North Sea lies to the north and west.

Netherlands

Official name Netherlands
Location Europe
Capital Amsterdam
Population 17,195,292 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 423/km2
Population growth rate 0.21% (in 2022)
Area 41,865 km2 (16,164.16 sq mi)
Official language Dutch
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Life expectancy 82.64 years
Internet TLD .nl
Call code +31 and +599

Netherlands Population Graph

Netherlands Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 17,448,477 8,692,831 8,755,646 49.82% 50.18% 16,094,475 92.24%
2019 17,351,812 8,641,202 8,710,610 49.8% 50.2% 15,942,845 91.88%
2018 17,238,517 8,581,334 8,657,183 49.78% 50.22% 15,771,519 91.49%
2017 17,138,149 8,526,229 8,611,920 49.75% 50.25% 15,609,426 91.08%
2016 17,037,126 8,472,563 8,564,563 49.73% 50.27% 15,442,451 90.64%
2015 16,946,699 8,424,204 8,522,495 49.71% 50.29% 15,280,838 90.17%
2014 16,871,754 8,385,262 8,486,492 49.7% 50.3% 15,132,276 89.69%
2013 16,811,154 8,353,462 8,457,692 49.69% 50.31% 14,993,868 89.19%
2012 16,761,664 8,327,195 8,434,469 49.68% 50.32% 14,849,158 88.59%
2011 16,699,751 8,294,766 8,404,985 49.67% 50.33% 14,675,741 87.88%
2010 16,622,040 8,254,505 8,367,535 49.66% 50.34% 14,482,783 87.13%
2009 16,537,000 8,210,620 8,326,380 49.65% 50.35% 14,269,777 86.29%
2008 16,452,171 8,165,212 8,286,959 49.63% 50.37% 14,050,154 85.4%
2007 16,388,249 8,131,849 8,256,400 49.62% 50.38% 13,854,626 84.54%
2006 16,352,639 8,110,909 8,241,730 49.6% 50.4% 13,677,347 83.64%
2005 16,326,396 8,096,260 8,230,136 49.59% 50.41% 13,490,501 82.63%
2004 16,288,292 8,074,106 8,214,186 49.57% 50.43% 13,276,587 81.51%
2003 16,231,792 8,044,476 8,187,316 49.56% 50.44% 13,040,622 80.34%
2002 16,155,389 8,004,995 8,150,394 49.55% 50.45% 12,780,528 79.11%
2001 16,052,598 7,952,457 8,100,141 49.54% 50.46% 12,493,737 77.83%
2000 15,931,883 7,891,062 8,040,821 49.53% 50.47% 12,235,686 76.8%
1999 15,818,413 7,834,860 7,983,553 49.53% 50.47% 12,026,739 76.03%
1998 15,713,492 7,782,893 7,930,599 49.53% 50.47% 11,824,403 75.25%
1997 15,616,894 7,735,048 7,881,846 49.53% 50.47% 11,626,778 74.45%
1996 15,536,710 7,695,332 7,841,378 49.53% 50.47% 11,441,233 73.64%
1995 15,465,190 7,659,909 7,805,281 49.53% 50.47% 11,260,205 72.81%
1994 15,388,991 7,620,628 7,768,363 49.52% 50.48% 11,073,918 71.96%
1993 15,296,484 7,571,760 7,724,724 49.5% 50.5% 10,875,800 71.1%
1992 15,190,240 7,516,131 7,674,109 49.48% 50.52% 10,666,587 70.22%
1991 15,075,826 7,458,011 7,617,815 49.47% 50.53% 10,452,070 69.33%
1990 14,957,491 7,397,975 7,559,516 49.46% 50.54% 10,272,805 68.68%
1989 14,854,847 7,347,207 7,507,640 49.46% 50.54% 10,145,861 68.3%
1988 14,765,998 7,303,263 7,462,735 49.46% 50.54% 10,027,589 67.91%
1987 14,670,903 7,256,229 7,414,674 49.46% 50.54% 9,904,327 67.51%
1986 14,578,107 7,213,247 7,364,860 49.48% 50.52% 9,784,825 67.12%
1985 14,497,429 7,174,778 7,322,651 49.49% 50.51% 9,672,685 66.72%
1984 14,429,981 7,145,727 7,284,254 49.52% 50.48% 9,569,963 66.32%
1983 14,372,817 7,121,731 7,251,086 49.55% 50.45% 9,474,561 65.92%
1982 14,318,415 7,099,070 7,219,345 49.58% 50.42% 9,379,994 65.51%
1981 14,252,907 7,072,292 7,180,615 49.62% 50.38% 9,278,642 65.1%
1980 14,155,460 7,029,601 7,125,859 49.66% 50.34% 9,165,660 64.75%
1979 14,043,885 6,979,811 7,064,074 49.7% 50.3% 9,049,879 64.44%
1978 13,947,277 6,937,376 7,009,901 49.74% 50.26% 8,942,994 64.12%
1977 13,861,727 6,900,368 6,961,359 49.78% 50.22% 8,845,168 63.81%
1976 13,779,547 6,863,592 6,915,955 49.81% 50.19% 8,750,012 63.5%
1975 13,671,802 6,814,026 6,857,776 49.84% 50.16% 8,637,845 63.18%
1974 13,550,474 6,756,266 6,794,208 49.86% 50.14% 8,519,183 62.87%
1973 13,444,698 6,704,871 6,739,827 49.87% 50.13% 8,409,659 62.55%
1972 13,333,924 6,650,961 6,682,963 49.88% 50.12% 8,297,701 62.23%
1971 13,199,775 6,584,048 6,615,727 49.88% 50.12% 8,171,981 61.91%
1970 13,043,741 6,506,218 6,537,523 49.88% 50.12% 8,042,771 61.66%
1969 12,883,135 6,426,108 6,457,027 49.88% 50.12% 7,920,551 61.48%
1968 12,734,813 6,352,125 6,382,688 49.88% 50.12% 7,806,440 61.3%
1967 12,603,240 6,286,496 6,316,744 49.88% 50.12% 7,703,100 61.12%
1966 12,462,479 6,215,038 6,247,441 49.87% 50.13% 7,594,635 60.94%
1965 12,300,879 6,133,218 6,167,661 49.86% 50.14% 7,472,784 60.75%
1964 12,133,184 6,048,392 6,084,792 49.85% 50.15% 7,349,070 60.57%
1963 11,971,949 5,965,622 6,006,327 49.83% 50.17% 7,229,860 60.39%
1962 11,811,592 5,884,535 5,927,057 49.82% 50.18% 7,110,578 60.2%
1961 11,644,531 5,798,976 5,845,555 49.8% 50.2% 6,989,048 60.02%
1960 11,492,374 5,722,053 5,770,321 49.79% 50.21% 6,866,693 59.75%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Netherlands ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Netherlands. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Netherlands

# City Population 2022
1 Amsterdam 742,600
2 Rotterdam 598,977
3 The Hague 476,569
4 Utrecht 292,679
5 Eindhoven 211,192
6 Tilburg 201,030
7 Groningen 182,462
8 Almere Stad 177,561
9 Breda 168,830
10 Nijmegen 160,145
11 Enschede 154,515
12 Haarlem 148,608
13 Arnhem 142,949
14 Amersfoort 140,823
15 Zaanstad 140,701
16 Apeldoorn 137,668
17 S-Hertogenbosch 135,381
18 Hoofddorp 133,663
19 Maastricht 123,235
20 Leiden 120,587
21 Dordrecht 119,880
22 Zoetermeer 116,853
23 Zwolle 112,644
24 Deventer 98,129
25 Delft 95,792
26 Alkmaar 95,669
27 Heerlen 93,568
28 Venlo 93,216
29 Leeuwarden 91,890
30 Amsterdam-Zuidoost 85,735
31 Hilversum 84,259
32 Hengelo 81,625
33 Purmerend 80,806
34 Amstelveen 80,356
35 Roosendaal 78,494
36 Oss 77,148
37 Schiedam 76,268
38 Spijkenisse 75,730
39 Helmond 75,301
40 Vlaardingen 74,322
41 Almelo 73,467
42 Gouda 72,672
43 Zaandam 72,210
44 Lelystad 71,477
45 Alphen aan den Rijn 70,911
46 Hoorn 69,389
47 Velsen-Zuid 68,436
48 Ede 68,232
49 Bergen op Zoom 66,925
50 Capelle aan den IJssel 65,960
51 Assen 62,722
52 Nieuwegein 61,962
53 Veenendaal 61,773
54 Zeist 61,412
55 Den Helder 60,093
56 Hardenberg 58,500
57 Emmen 57,637
58 Oosterhout 53,643
59 Doetinchem 50,290
60 Kerkrade 50,130
61 Kampen 49,352
62 Weert 49,144
63 Woerden 48,935
64 Sittard 48,879
65 Heerhugowaard 47,999
66 Rijswijk 47,781
67 Middelburg 46,820
68 Emmeloord 46,743
69 Zwijndrecht 46,144
70 Waalwijk 45,938
71 Vlissingen 45,771
72 Ridderkerk 45,573
73 Soest 45,489
74 Roermond 45,389
75 Drachten 44,898
76 Heerenveen 43,404
77 Medemblik 41,907
78 Huizen 41,583
79 Tiel 41,032
80 Harderwijk 40,856
81 Maarssen 40,100
82 Venray 39,469
83 Hoogeveen 39,076
84 Barendrecht 38,962
85 Nijkerk 38,615
86 Voorburg 38,414
87 Beverwijk 37,848
88 Goes 37,311
89 Zutphen 36,496
90 Heemskerk 36,452
91 Wageningen 35,699
92 Castricum 35,633
93 Hoogvliet 35,296
94 Gorinchem 35,118
95 Uden 34,878
96 IJsselstein 34,123
97 Epe 33,736
98 Maassluis 33,141
99 Sneek 33,070
100 Geleen 33,049

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Russia 145,812,178 8.4/km2
Germany 84,271,788 232/km2
France 65,620,210 116/km2
Italy 60,815,137 200/km2
Spain 47,411,405 94/km2
Poland 37,794,711 122/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Netherlands 17,195,292 423/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,757,593 133/km2
Sweden 10,401,616 25/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Portugal 10,145,110 112.4/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Switzerland 8,791,316 208/km2
Serbia 6,887,819 101/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2