Amsterdam, Netherlands Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Amsterdam, Netherlands metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Amsterdam in 2020 is 1,149,000, a 0.79% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Amsterdam in 2019 was 1,140,000, a 0.71% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Amsterdam in 2018 was 1,132,000, a 0.8% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Amsterdam in 2017 was 1,123,000, a 0.72% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Netherlands
City Name Population
Amsterdam 1,149,000
Rotterdam 1,010,000
The Hague 698,000
Utrecht 544,000
Eindhoven 359,000
Amsterdam - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,149,000 0.79%
2019 1,140,000 0.71%
2018 1,132,000 0.80%
2017 1,123,000 0.72%
2016 1,115,000 0.81%
2015 1,106,000 0.73%
2014 1,098,000 0.83%
2013 1,089,000 0.74%
2012 1,081,000 0.75%
2011 1,073,000 0.75%
2010 1,065,000 0.76%
2009 1,057,000 0.86%
2008 1,048,000 0.67%
2007 1,041,000 0.77%
2006 1,033,000 0.78%
2005 1,025,000 0.59%
2004 1,019,000 0.39%
2003 1,015,000 0.30%
2002 1,012,000 0.40%
2001 1,008,000 0.30%
2000 1,005,000 0.40%
1999 1,001,000 0.30%
1998 998,000 0.40%
1997 994,000 0.30%
1996 991,000 0.30%
1995 988,000 0.82%
1994 980,000 1.14%
1993 969,000 1.15%
1992 958,000 1.16%
1991 947,000 1.18%
1990 936,000 0.86%
1989 928,000 0.65%
1988 922,000 0.55%
1987 917,000 0.55%
1986 912,000 0.55%
1985 907,000 -0.11%
1984 908,000 -0.87%
1983 916,000 -0.87%
1982 924,000 -0.86%
1981 932,000 -0.96%
1980 941,000 -0.74%
1979 948,000 -0.84%
1978 956,000 -0.73%
1977 963,000 -0.82%
1976 971,000 -0.72%
1975 978,000 0.20%
1974 976,000 1.24%
1973 964,000 1.37%
1972 951,000 1.28%
1971 939,000 1.29%
1970 927,000 0.32%
1969 924,000 -0.43%
1968 928,000 -0.54%
1967 933,000 -0.43%
1966 937,000 -0.53%
1965 942,000 0.32%
1964 939,000 1.19%
1963 928,000 1.20%
1962 917,000 1.21%
1961 906,000 1.23%
1960 895,000 0.79%
1959 888,000 0.45%
1958 884,000 0.57%
1957 879,000 0.46%
1956 875,000 0.46%
1955 871,000 0.46%
1954 867,000 0.46%
1953 863,000 0.47%
1952 859,000 0.47%
1951 855,000 0.47%
1950 851,000 0.00%