Rotterdam, Netherlands Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Rotterdam, Netherlands metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Rotterdam in 2019 is 1,009,000, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Rotterdam in 2018 was 1,008,000, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Rotterdam in 2017 was 1,007,000, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Rotterdam in 2016 was 1,007,000, a 0.1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Netherlands
City Name Population
Amsterdam 1,140,000
Rotterdam 1,009,000
The Hague 691,000
Utrecht 536,000
Eindhoven 356,000
Rotterdam - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,009,000 0.10%
2018 1,008,000 0.10%
2017 1,007,000 0.00%
2016 1,007,000 0.10%
2015 1,006,000 0.10%
2014 1,005,000 0.00%
2013 1,005,000 0.10%
2012 1,004,000 0.10%
2011 1,003,000 0.00%
2010 1,003,000 0.10%
2009 1,002,000 0.00%
2008 1,002,000 0.10%
2007 1,001,000 0.10%
2006 1,000,000 0.00%
2005 1,000,000 0.20%
2004 998,000 0.10%
2003 997,000 0.20%
2002 995,000 0.20%
2001 993,000 0.20%
2000 991,000 0.20%
1999 989,000 0.20%
1998 987,000 0.20%
1997 985,000 0.20%
1996 983,000 0.20%
1995 981,000 0.41%
1994 977,000 0.62%
1993 971,000 0.73%
1992 964,000 0.63%
1991 958,000 0.74%
1990 951,000 0.53%
1989 946,000 0.42%
1988 942,000 0.43%
1987 938,000 0.54%
1986 933,000 0.43%
1985 929,000 0.43%
1984 925,000 0.33%
1983 922,000 0.33%
1982 919,000 0.44%
1981 915,000 0.33%
1980 912,000 0.00%
1979 912,000 -0.44%
1978 916,000 -0.43%
1977 920,000 -0.43%
1976 924,000 -0.32%
1975 927,000 -0.64%
1974 933,000 -0.96%
1973 942,000 -0.84%
1972 950,000 -0.94%
1971 959,000 -0.83%
1970 967,000 -0.41%
1969 971,000 0.10%
1968 970,000 0.10%
1967 969,000 0.10%
1966 968,000 0.10%
1965 967,000 0.42%
1964 963,000 0.63%
1963 957,000 0.74%
1962 950,000 0.64%
1961 944,000 0.75%
1960 937,000 1.41%
1959 924,000 2.10%
1958 905,000 2.14%
1957 886,000 2.07%
1956 868,000 2.24%
1955 849,000 2.04%
1954 832,000 2.21%
1953 814,000 2.13%
1952 797,000 2.05%
1951 781,000 2.23%
1950 764,000 0.00%