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 2020 was 16,087,009, 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.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2017 was 15,602,670, a 1.08% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 272,364,755
Japan 115,494,817
Germany 64,472,284
United Kingdom 56,395,647
France 54,570,334
Italy 42,306,582
South Korea 42,156,641
Argentina 41,796,990
Spain 38,264,801
Canada 30,997,832
Saudi Arabia 29,343,564
Poland 22,786,800
Australia 22,152,761
Chile 16,770,077
Netherlands 16,087,009
Belgium 11,334,006
Sweden 9,108,648
UAE 8,609,395
Greece 8,541,900
Israel 8,533,651
Czech Republic 7,923,709
Hong Kong 7,481,800
Hungary 7,014,174
Portugal 6,833,619
Switzerland 6,383,962
Singapore 5,685,807
Austria 5,238,680
Denmark 5,138,400
Finland 4,729,705
Norway 4,463,566
New Zealand 4,408,037
Oman 4,405,789
Kuwait 4,270,563
Uruguay 3,317,930
Ireland 3,179,292
Puerto Rico 2,989,009
Panama 2,951,905
Slovak Republic 2,934,665
Qatar 2,859,020
Croatia 2,329,285
Lithuania 1,901,682
Bahrain 1,523,019
Latvia 1,299,043
Slovenia 1,157,547
Estonia 921,477
Cyprus 806,771
Trinidad and Tobago 744,725
Macao 649,342
Luxembourg 578,234
Malta 497,676
Iceland 344,066
Brunei 342,330
Bahamas 327,359
New Caledonia 194,500
French Polynesia 174,090
Guam 160,239
Curacao 138,059
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,974
Barbados 89,634
Andorra 67,928
Cayman Islands 65,720
Bermuda 63,903
Seychelles 56,661
Channel Islands 53,832
Northern Mariana Islands 52,836
Greenland 49,198
Aruba 46,654
Isle of Man 44,980
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,812
Monaco 39,244
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,242
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,089
Antigua and Barbuda 23,927
Faroe Islands 20,718
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,406
British Virgin Islands 14,669
Palau 14,652
Liechtenstein 5,498
Netherlands Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 16,087,009 92.24 0.94%
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 %