Netherlands population 17,182,545 (live)

The population of Netherlands is expected to grow by 56,000 in 2018 and reach 17,185,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 16,000 people yearly. On average there are 177,878 births and 151,078 deaths in Netherlands per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.16 percent per year. The population density of Netherlands has changed from 419.1 in 1980 to 505.5 in 2016.

Current population 17,182,545 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 41.8 years
Life expectancy 82.1 years
Population density 506.7 per km2
Population of Netherlands from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 17,129,000 56,000 (0.3%) 16,000 41.8 1.74 507 15,754,000 (92.0%)
2017 17,073,000 54,592 (0.3%) 16,000 41.6 1.73 505 15,626,000 (91.5%)
2016 17,018,408 78,485 (0.5%) 16,000 41.4 1.72 506 15,492,197 (91.0%)
2015 16,939,923 74,915 (0.4%) 16,000 41.2 1.71 503 15,329,953 (90.5%)
2010 16,615,394 85,006 (0.5%) 12,537 40.1 1.79 493 14,465,528 (87.1%)
2005 16,319,868 38,089 (0.2%) 13,143 39.0 1.71 483 13,485,107 (82.6%)
2000 15,925,513 113,425 (0.7%) 29,204 38.2 1.72 472 12,229,998 (76.8%)
1995 15,459,006 76,168 (0.5%) 35,711 37.4 1.53 458 11,255,548 (72.8%)
1990 14,951,510 102,603 (0.7%) 37,282 36.6 1.62 443 10,269,295 (68.7%)
1985 14,491,632 67,421 (0.5%) 27,950 35.6 1.51 429 9,668,672 (66.7%)
1980 14,149,800 111,530 (0.8%) 14,305 34.4 1.60 419 9,161,288 (64.7%)
1975 13,666,335 121,279 (0.9%) 29,161 33.2 1.66 405 8,634,800 (63.2%)
1970 13,038,526 160,542 (1.2%) 37,349 32.4 2.57 386 8,039,946 (61.7%)
1965 12,294,732 167,612 (1.4%) 10,927 31.9 3.04 364 7,469,419 (60.8%)
1960 11,486,631 152,081 (1.3%) 2,318 31.6 3.12 340 6,863,492 (59.8%)

In 2017 the population of Netherlands was 17,073,000 and the average age increased from 31.6 in 1960 to 41.6. Urban population has increased from 12,229,998 (76.8%) in 2000 to 15,754,000 (92.0%) in the current year. The population density of Netherlands has changed from 419.1 in 1980 to 505.5 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 17,240,000 55,000 (0.3%) 20,000 42.3 1.76 510 15,993,000 (92.8%)
2025 17,500,000 48,000 (0.3%) 20,000 43.3 1.77 516 16,489,000 (94.2%)
2030 17,695,000 32,000 (0.2%) 20,000 44.1 1.78 522 16,835,000 (95.1%)
2035 17,804,000 17,000 (0.1%) 20,000 44.8 1.79 525 17,036,000 (95.7%)
2040 17,843,000 2,000 (0.0%) 20,000 45.3 1.80 525 17,122,000 (96.0%)
2045 17,811,000 -10,000 (-0.1%) 20,000 45.7 1.81 523 17,128,000 (96.2%)
2050 17,745,000 -15,000 (-0.1%) 20,000 45.9 1.81 520 17,100,000 (96.4%)

Total Netherlands population should reach 17,240,000 by 2020 and should increase to 17,745,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 86.4 (85.4 years for male and 87.5 years for females). Population density will go up to 519.5 people per square kilometer.

Netherlands demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 0.33% (54,592 residents, including 148,741 deaths). The demographics of Netherlands constitutes of 8,602,000 women and 8,527,000 men, which means there are 991 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 22.2% of population (3,800,925) is 19 or younger, 58.6% of population (10,044,446) is between age 20 and 64 and 19.2% of population (3,280,204) is over 65.

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