Netherlands Population

1899 - 2018 | Yearly | Person mn | Statistics Netherlands

Key information about Netherlands population

  • The Netherlands population reached 17.3 million people in Dec 2018, compared with the previously reported figure of 17.2 million people in Dec 2017
  • The data reached an all-time high of 17.3 million people in Dec 2018 and a record low of 5.1 million people in Dec 1899




Further information about Netherlands population data

  • In the latest reports, Netherlands Unemployment Rate dropped to 3.1 % in Jul 2021
  • Monthly earnings of the Netherlands population was 3,259.6 USD in Dec 2021
  • Netherlands Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 72.3 % in May 2022

View Netherlands's Population from 1899 to 2018 in the chart:

Netherlands Population

What was Netherlands's Population in 2018?

The Netherlands population reached 17.3 million people in Dec 2018, compared with the previously reported figure of 17.2 million people in Dec 2017 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
17.3 2018 17.2 2017 5.1 1899 17.3 2018 Person mn yearly 1899 - 2018

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 103.4 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 29.5 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.4 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.6 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 7,934.783 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 75,305.225 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 29.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 495,212.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 50.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EUR bn) 468.363 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EUR bn) 577.467 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (EUR bn) 459.811 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Government: Revenue: Tax (EUR mn) 62,787.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Government: Expenditures (EUR mn) 95,611.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Government: Balance (EUR mn) 7,068.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Government: Revenues (EUR mn) 102,679.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Gross General Government Debt: ESA 2010: Nominal: Domestic (EUR mn) 285,331.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Gross General Government Debt: ESA 2010: Nominal (EUR mn) 446,419.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Gross General Government Debt: ESA 2010: Nominal: Abroad (EUR mn) 161,088.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Gross Central Govt Debt: Short Term (EUR mn) 21,782.738 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Gross Central Govt Debt: Long Term (EUR mn) 356,701.430 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.316 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 5,840.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 65,908.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 37.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 6,222,729.054 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 27,666,805.780 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 22,329,919.732 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 60,068.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 40.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 19,469,028.342 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 14,848,400.767 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,899.525 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 4,537.260 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,110.548 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 4,772.765 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
NL: Exports: fob: Local Currency (EUR mn) 42,572.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Dec 2020
Exports: Crude Materials and Inedible excl Fuels (CM) (EUR mn) 2,929.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Exports: Machinery and Transports Equipment (MT) (EUR mn) 15,131.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Exports (EUR mn) 62,372.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Exports: Chemicals and Related Products n.e.s (CR) (EUR mn) 11,158.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Exports: Food and Live Animals (FA) (EUR mn) 7,046.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Exports: Mineral Fuels and Lubricants (MF) (EUR mn) 12,681.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 18,694.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 22,696.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 9.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 6,338.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 53,056.847 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 21.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 9,167.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 43,844.399 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 3,958,467.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 412.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,762,121.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 175.8 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 1,123.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 77.162 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 918,984.050 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account (EUR mn) -463.700 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2018
BoP: Capital Account: Credits (EUR mn) 205.100 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2018
BoP: Errors and Omissions (EUR mn) -1,472.400 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Reserve Assets (EUR mn) 295.300 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2018
BoP: Capital Account: Debits (EUR mn) 668.800 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (EUR mn) 16,652.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Assets (EUR mn) 156,110.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (EUR mn) 43,086.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (EUR mn) -2,101.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Debit (EUR mn) 134,636.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (EUR mn) 5,646.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Credit (EUR mn) 152,508.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabilities (EUR mn) 34,299.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (EUR mn) 37,278.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (EUR mn) 828,436.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
IIP: Net (EUR mn) 533,005.800 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2018
IIP: Assets (EUR mn) 9,459,688.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Services: Transport, Storage and Communication (EUR mn) 89,423.400 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Services: Trade (EUR mn) 120,184.700 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Industry: Mining, Quarrying, Oil & Chemicals (EUR mn) 872,743.000 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Services: Banking and Insurance (EUR mn) 3,587,855.000 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Industry: Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Chemicals (EUR mn) 308,892.800 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Industry: Food, Drink and Tobacco (EUR mn) 167,957.600 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Services: Information & Communication (EUR mn) 274,089.000 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Industry: Food, Drink & Tobacco (EUR mn) 323,034.000 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Services: Transport, Storage and Communication (EUR mn) 635,898.300 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Services: Trade (EUR mn) 277,432.800 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Industry: Mining, Quarrying, Oil & Chemicals (EUR mn) 1,278,984.000 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Services: Banking and Insurance (EUR mn) 1,037,974.000 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Industry: Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Chemicals (EUR mn) 1,404,946.000 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Services: Banking & Insurance (EUR mn) 939,220.000 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Industry: Food, Drink and Tobacco (EUR mn) 519,377.100 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Direct Investment Abroad: Services: Information & Communication (EUR mn) 338,703.000 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
Direct Investment Abroad: Industry: Food, Drink & Tobacco (EUR mn) 280,647.000 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
Number of Bankruptcies (Unit) 166.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2022
No of Enterprises (Unit) 1,912,795.000 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 104.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 662,862.456 May 2022 monthly Dec 1982 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,191,234.361 May 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 10.6 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1957 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 5,794.6 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 0.594 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 0.1 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 35,845.856 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 1,229,097.451 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1990 - Dec 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 7.4 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1991 - Dec 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 1,713,335.8 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.3 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 13.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 23.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 981.044 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 2,442.970 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1961 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,019,414.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 2,328,443.790 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1982 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 7.93 May 2022 monthly Dec 1983 - May 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 95.81 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Monetary Agg: NC: Stock: M3 excl Currency in Circulation (EUR mn) 1,026,922.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1982 - May 2022
Monetary Agg: NC: Stock: M1 (EUR mn) 627,450.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1982 - Jun 2022
Monetary Agg: NC: Stock: M2 (EUR mn) 1,110,087.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1982 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets (EUR mn) 59,314.000 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Official Reserve Assets: Foreign Currency Reserves (FC) (EUR mn) 4,698.000 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -3.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Jul 2022
Producer Confidence Indicator: sa (%) 8.100 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Jun 2022

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