Netherlands Urban Population 1960-2021

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 2019 was 15,924,729, a 1.01% 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.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2016 was 15,435,425, a 1.05% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,272
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
Netherlands Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 15,924,729 91.88 1.01%
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 %