Netherlands Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2021 was 16,231,024, a 0.89% increase from 2020.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2020 was 16,087,342, a 0.95% increase from 2019.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2019 was 15,935,776, a 1.08% increase from 2018.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2018 was 15,765,213, a 1.04% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 275,050,303
Japan 115,459,909
Germany 64,461,773
United Kingdom 56,656,654
France 54,837,816
Argentina 42,248,949
Italy 42,141,389
South Korea 42,127,573
Spain 38,361,119
Canada 31,229,095
Saudi Arabia 29,865,702
Poland 22,696,950
Australia 22,228,936
Chile 16,871,720
Netherlands 16,231,024
Belgium 11,369,682
Sweden 9,190,703
UAE 8,722,116
Israel 8,677,993
Greece 8,535,707
Czech Republic 7,943,455
Hong Kong 7,413,100
Hungary 7,014,907
Portugal 6,885,061
Switzerland 6,435,967
Singapore 5,453,566
Austria 5,283,757
Denmark 5,167,981
Finland 4,743,470
Oman 4,546,635
Norway 4,506,374
New Zealand 4,445,853
Kuwait 4,328,553
Uruguay 3,331,910
Ireland 3,213,642
Puerto Rico 3,054,454
Panama 3,013,434
Slovak Republic 2,931,708
Qatar 2,909,366
Croatia 2,256,663
Lithuania 1,907,779
Bahrain 1,566,857
Latvia 1,288,478
Slovenia 1,167,851
Estonia 922,702
Cyprus 812,694
Trinidad and Tobago 747,507
Macao 658,391
Luxembourg 585,848
Malta 490,043
Iceland 349,749
Brunei 346,841
Bahamas 330,887
New Caledonia 196,082
French Polynesia 175,358
Guam 161,700
Curacao 135,666
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,678
Barbados 89,897
Andorra 67,962
Cayman Islands 66,498
Bermuda 63,867
Seychelles 57,509
Channel Islands 54,347
Northern Mariana Islands 53,213
Greenland 49,575
Aruba 47,022
Isle of Man 45,332
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,846
Monaco 39,520
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,807
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,201
Antigua and Barbuda 24,070
Faroe Islands 20,888
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,549
British Virgin Islands 14,883
Palau 14,809
Liechtenstein 5,536
Netherlands Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 16,231,024 92.57 0.89%
2020 16,087,342 92.24 0.95%
2019 15,935,776 91.88 1.08%
2018 15,765,213 91.49 1.04%
2017 15,602,670 91.08 1.08%
2016 15,435,425 90.64 1.04%
2015 15,275,237 90.17 0.98%
2014 15,126,226 89.69 0.92%
2013 14,987,369 89.19 0.97%
2012 14,842,886 88.59 1.17%
2011 14,669,707 87.88 1.32%
2010 14,477,657 87.13 1.49%
2009 14,263,741 86.29 1.55%
2008 14,044,865 85.40 1.40%
2007 13,848,922 84.54 1.29%
2006 13,671,225 83.64 1.37%
2005 13,485,107 82.63 1.59%
2004 13,271,929 81.51 1.80%
2003 13,035,570 80.34 2.01%
2002 12,775,902 79.11 2.27%
2001 12,488,742 77.83 2.09%
2000 12,229,998 76.80 1.72%
1999 12,021,931 76.03 1.70%
1998 11,819,675 75.25 1.68%
1997 11,622,597 74.45 1.61%
1996 11,436,659 73.64 1.60%
1995 11,255,548 72.81 1.66%
1994 11,069,798 71.96 1.81%
1993 10,871,452 71.10 1.94%
1992 10,662,777 70.22 2.04%
1991 10,447,740 69.33 1.72%
1990 10,269,295 68.68 1.26%
1989 10,141,210 68.30 1.17%
1988 10,022,989 67.91 1.23%
1987 9,900,806 67.51 1.22%
1986 9,780,476 67.12 1.15%
1985 9,668,672 66.72 1.07%
1984 9,565,992 66.32 1.01%
1983 9,470,198 65.92 1.00%
1982 9,376,386 65.51 1.08%
1981 9,275,502 65.10 1.24%
1980 9,161,288 64.75 1.27%
1979 9,045,559 64.44 1.18%
1978 8,939,836 64.12 1.10%
1977 8,841,770 63.81 1.09%
1976 8,746,238 63.50 1.28%
1975 8,634,800 63.18 1.39%
1974 8,515,370 62.87 1.29%
1973 8,406,296 62.55 1.34%
1972 8,294,650 62.23 1.53%
1971 8,169,109 61.91 1.59%
1970 8,039,946 61.66 1.53%
1969 7,917,513 61.48 1.45%
1968 7,803,319 61.30 1.34%
1967 7,699,768 61.12 1.43%
1966 7,590,341 60.94 1.61%
1965 7,469,419 60.75 1.67%
1964 7,345,397 60.57 1.64%
1963 7,225,888 60.39 1.65%
1962 7,107,497 60.20 1.73%
1961 6,985,555 60.02 1.76%
1960 6,863,492 59.75 %