Population of Netherlands

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Netherlands is 17,215,843 as of August 18, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Netherlands is projected at 17,173,099 or 17.173 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Netherlands is projected at 17,134,872 or 17.135 million people for the year 2020. Netherlands ranks number 70th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Netherlands is ranked 10th among 48 countries in Europe.

The Netherlands' population peak will be 2035, with 17,50 mn people after the Netherlands' population decreases year by year. The Netherlands population is projected to reach 17.45 million in 2030 and decrease further to 17.17 million in 2050, and it will decrease to 15.76 million by 2100. The Netherlands accounts for 0.22 percent of the world population. However, its global share declined by 0.39% in 1951 and is projected to decline at 0.14% by 2100.

The Netherlands was at 35th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 85th in 2100.

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Netherlands population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202017,134,87237,7420.220.22
202117,173,09938,2270.220.22
202217,211,44738,3480.220.22
202317,249,26537,8180.220.21
202417,285,56736,3020.210.21
202517,319,57934,0120.200.21
202617,351,06631,4870.180.21
202717,380,06428,9980.170.21
202817,406,36626,3020.150.21
202917,429,83523,4690.130.21
203017,450,32220,4870.120.20
203117,467,69517,3730.100.20
203217,481,79114,0960.080.20
203317,492,40910,6180.060.20
203417,499,3156,9060.040.20
203517,502,3523,0370.020.20
203617,501,491-8610.000.20
203717,496,761-4,730-0.030.19
203817,488,287-8,474-0.050.19
203917,476,232-12,055-0.070.19
204017,460,757-15,475-0.090.19
204117,441,989-18,768-0.110.19
204217,420,065-21,924-0.130.19
204317,395,268-24,797-0.140.19
204417,367,949-27,319-0.160.18
204517,338,420-29,529-0.170.18
204617,306,923-31,497-0.180.18
204717,273,635-33,288-0.190.18
204817,238,806-34,829-0.200.18
204917,202,636-36,170-0.210.18
205017,165,372-37,264-0.220.18
205117,127,205-38,167-0.220.18
205217,088,395-38,810-0.230.17
205317,049,228-39,167-0.230.17
205417,010,048-39,180-0.230.17
205516,971,148-38,900-0.230.17
205616,932,724-38,424-0.230.17
205716,894,921-37,803-0.220.17
205816,857,920-37,001-0.220.17
205916,821,902-36,018-0.210.17
206016,787,011-34,891-0.210.17
206116,753,308-33,703-0.200.16
206216,720,863-32,445-0.190.16
206316,689,781-31,082-0.190.16
206416,660,132-29,649-0.180.16
206516,631,947-28,185-0.170.16
206616,605,239-26,708-0.160.16
206716,579,885-25,354-0.150.16
206816,555,702-24,183-0.150.16
206916,532,397-23,305-0.140.16
207016,509,737-22,660-0.140.16
207116,487,600-22,137-0.130.16
207216,465,879-21,721-0.130.16
207316,444,296-21,583-0.130.16
207416,422,494-21,802-0.130.16
207516,400,210-22,284-0.140.16
207616,377,334-22,876-0.140.15
207716,353,837-23,497-0.140.15
207816,329,607-24,230-0.150.15
207916,304,609-24,998-0.150.15
208016,278,809-25,800-0.160.15
208116,252,171-26,638-0.160.15
208216,224,751-27,420-0.170.15
208316,196,756-27,995-0.170.15
208416,168,528-28,228-0.170.15
208516,140,316-28,212-0.170.15
208616,112,211-28,105-0.170.15
208716,084,249-27,962-0.170.15
208816,056,494-27,755-0.170.15
208916,029,051-27,443-0.170.15
209016,001,970-27,081-0.170.15
209115,975,321-26,649-0.170.15
209215,949,137-26,184-0.160.15
209315,923,476-25,661-0.160.15
209415,898,365-25,111-0.160.15
209515,873,835-24,530-0.150.15
209615,849,877-23,958-0.150.15
209715,826,500-23,377-0.150.15
209815,803,678-22,822-0.140.15
209915,781,402-22,276-0.140.15
210015,759,618-21,784-0.140.14

Netherlands population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195010,042,043--0.40
195110,167,534125,4911.250.39
195210,297,984130,4501.280.39
195310,432,301134,3171.300.39
195410,569,688137,3871.320.39
195510,709,630139,9421.320.39
195610,851,920142,2901.330.38
195710,996,635144,7151.330.38
195811,144,070147,4351.340.38
195911,294,689150,6191.350.38
196011,448,817154,1281.360.38
196111,606,402157,5851.380.38
196211,766,726160,3241.380.37
196311,928,361161,6351.370.37
196412,089,385161,0241.350.37
196512,248,344158,9591.310.37
196612,404,193155,8491.270.36
196712,556,839152,6461.230.36
196812,706,787149,9481.190.36
196912,855,007148,2201.170.35
197013,001,943146,9361.140.35
197113,147,932145,9891.120.35
197213,291,873143,9411.090.35
197313,431,182139,3091.050.34
197413,562,438131,2560.980.34
197513,683,291120,8530.890.34
197613,793,110109,8190.800.33
197713,892,91799,8070.720.33
197813,984,06091,1430.660.32
197914,068,59384,5330.600.32
198014,148,41579,8220.570.32
198114,223,76375,3480.530.31
198214,295,21771,4540.500.31
198314,365,38570,1680.490.31
198414,437,50672,1210.500.30
198514,513,94976,4430.530.30
198614,595,75581,8060.560.29
198714,682,64986,8940.600.29
198814,774,03891,3890.620.29
198914,868,65594,6170.640.28
199014,965,44896,7930.650.28
199115,064,51999,0710.660.28
199215,165,862101,3430.670.28
199315,268,006102,1440.670.27
199415,369,120101,1140.660.27
199515,467,85198,7310.640.27
199615,563,25595,4040.620.27
199715,655,47592,2200.590.27
199815,745,64790,1720.580.26
199915,835,52389,8760.570.26
200015,926,18890,6650.570.26
200116,018,11491,9260.580.26
200216,110,35592,2410.580.26
200316,200,95190,5960.560.25
200416,287,18286,2310.530.25
200516,367,15879,9760.490.25
200616,440,09772,9390.450.25
200716,506,65566,5580.400.25
200816,568,10461,4490.370.24
200916,626,37358,2690.350.24
201016,682,91756,5440.340.24
201116,738,19355,2760.330.24
201216,791,84053,6470.320.24
201316,843,50251,6620.310.23
201416,892,52349,0210.290.23
201516,938,49945,9760.270.23
201616,981,29542,7960.250.23
201717,021,34740,0520.240.23
201817,059,56038,2130.220.22
201917,097,13037,5700.220.22