Utrecht, Netherlands Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Utrecht, Netherlands metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Utrecht in 2022 is 559,000, a 1.27% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Utrecht in 2021 was 552,000, a 1.47% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Utrecht in 2020 was 544,000, a 1.49% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Utrecht in 2019 was 536,000, a 1.52% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Netherlands
City Name Population
Amsterdam 1,166,000
Rotterdam 1,015,000
The Hague 709,000
Utrecht 559,000
Eindhoven 365,000
Utrecht - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 559,000 1.27%
2021 552,000 1.47%
2020 544,000 1.49%
2019 536,000 1.52%
2018 528,000 1.54%
2017 520,000 1.56%
2016 512,000 1.59%
2015 504,000 1.61%
2014 496,000 1.64%
2013 488,000 1.46%
2012 481,000 1.69%
2011 473,000 1.50%
2010 466,000 1.53%
2009 459,000 1.55%
2008 452,000 1.57%
2007 445,000 1.60%
2006 438,000 1.62%
2005 431,000 1.65%
2004 424,000 1.44%
2003 418,000 1.70%
2002 411,000 1.48%
2001 405,000 1.76%
2000 398,000 1.79%
1999 391,000 1.82%
1998 384,000 2.13%
1997 376,000 1.90%
1996 369,000 2.22%
1995 361,000 1.12%
1994 357,000 0.56%
1993 355,000 0.57%
1992 353,000 0.57%
1991 351,000 0.57%
1990 349,000 0.58%
1989 347,000 0.87%
1988 344,000 0.58%
1987 342,000 0.88%
1986 339,000 0.59%
1985 337,000 0.90%
1984 334,000 1.21%
1983 330,000 0.92%
1982 327,000 0.93%
1981 324,000 1.25%
1980 320,000 0.63%
1979 318,000 0.95%
1978 315,000 0.64%
1977 313,000 0.97%
1976 310,000 0.65%
1975 308,000 0.33%
1974 307,000 0.33%
1973 306,000 0.33%
1972 305,000 0.33%
1971 304,000 0.00%
1970 304,000 0.66%
1969 302,000 1.00%
1968 299,000 1.01%
1967 296,000 1.02%
1966 293,000 1.38%
1965 289,000 1.05%
1964 286,000 1.06%
1963 283,000 1.07%
1962 280,000 1.08%
1961 277,000 1.09%
1960 274,000 1.48%
1959 270,000 1.50%
1958 266,000 1.53%
1957 262,000 1.55%
1956 258,000 1.57%
1955 254,000 1.60%
1954 250,000 1.63%
1953 246,000 1.65%
1952 242,000 1.68%
1951 238,000 1.71%
1950 234,000 0.00%