Demographics in the Netherlands

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Facts and figures about the Dutch demography

This dossier presents facts and figures about the Dutch demography. It covers population and household composition, life and death as well as marriage and divorce. It also contains a number of forecasts on the development of the population.

Table of contents

  • 1. Population of the Netherlands
    • Total population of the Netherlands 1950-2017

    • Population of the Netherlands in 2017, by age

    • Population of the Netherlands 2017, by gender

    • Population of the Netherlands in 2017, by marital status

    • Population of the Netherlands in 2017, by background

    • Population of the Netherlands 2015, by religion

    • Population of the Netherlands 2010-2015, by religion

    • Non-Western population of the Netherlands in 2017, by background

    • Estimated and actual Muslim population share in the Netherlands and Belgium in 2016

    • Netherlands: population density 2007-2017

  • 2. Life and death
    • Life expectancy at birth in the Netherlands 2006-2016, by gender

    • Total number of live births in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Total number of births, deaths and birth excess in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Net reproduction rate in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Number of live born children in the Netherlands 2006-2016, by gender

    • Average number of children per female in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Average number of children per male in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Infant mortality rate in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Total number of deaths in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Number of deaths in the Netherlands 2017, by gender and marital status

    • Average age at death in the Netherlands 2006-2016 by gender

    • Causes of death in the Netherlands 2016

    • Standardized mortality rate in the Netherlands 2006-2016, by gender

    • Forecast life expectancy at birth in the Netherlands 2015-2060, by gender

    • Share of young people being able to be happy without children in the Netherlands 2017

  • 3. Marriage and divorce
    • Average number of marriages in the Netherlands 2007-2017, by gender

    • Average age at marriage in the Netherlands 2007-2017, by gender

    • Number of straight and same-sex marriages in the Netherlands 2007-2017

    • Total number of same-sex marriages the Netherlands 2007-2017, by gender

    • Number of migrant marriages in the Netherlands 2016, by origin

    • Number of marriage dissolutions in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Marriage dissolutions per 1,000 marriages in the Netherlands 2006-2016, by cause

    • Average age at divorce in the Netherlands 2006-2016, by gender

    • Average duration of marriage at divorce in the Netherlands 2006-2016

    • Share of young people believing in marriage in the Netherlands 2016-2017, by age

    • Share of young people believing in divorce in the Netherlands 2016-2017, by age

    • Opinions about one-night stands in the Netherlands 2016-2017, by age

  • 4. Households
    • Total number of households in the Netherlands 2017, by type

    • Average household size the Netherlands 1950-2017, by number of residents

    • Average household size the Netherlands 2007-2017, by number of residents

    • Number of single-person households in the Netherlands 2007-2017, by gender

    • Number of single parents in the Netherlands 2007-2017, by gender

    • Number of children living at home in the Netherlands 2007-2017, by gender

  • 5. Forecasts
    • Forecast of the population in the Netherlands 2015-2060, by age

    • Forecast life expectancy at 65 in the Netherlands 2015-2060

    • Forecast demographic pressure the Netherlands 2015-2060

    • Forecast migration the Netherlands 2015-2055

    • Forecast net migration balance in the Netherlands 2015-2055

    • Forecast life expectancy at birth the Netherlands 2015-2060

    • Estimated and forecasted Muslim population share in the Netherlands and Belgium 2020

  • Language: English
  • Released: 2018
  • Source(s): Statista
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