Utrecht, 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 Utrecht, Netherlands metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Utrecht in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Utrecht in 2018 was 528,000, a 1.54% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Utrecht in 2017 was 520,000, a 1.56% 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
Utrecht - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%