Netherlands Urban Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 16,443,692, a 1.31% increase from 2021.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2021 was 16,230,689, a 0.89% increase from 2020.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2020 was 16,087,342, a 0.95% increase from 2019.
  • Netherlands urban population for 2019 was 15,935,776, a 1.08% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 276,908,634
Japan 115,058,684
Germany 65,286,292
United Kingdom 56,522,531
France 55,373,677
Argentina 42,696,478
Italy 42,175,051
South Korea 42,039,227
Spain 38,712,927
Canada 31,825,973
Saudi Arabia 30,848,829
Poland 22,587,292
Australia 22,468,661
Chile 17,234,034
Netherlands 16,443,692
Belgium 11,453,911
Sweden 9,280,104
Israel 8,859,423
Greece 8,490,947
UAE 8,265,048
Czech Republic 7,828,977
Hong Kong 7,346,100
Hungary 7,025,577
Portugal 6,993,479
Switzerland 6,497,677
Singapore 5,637,022
Austria 5,358,240
Denmark 5,216,337
Finland 4,761,190
Norway 4,565,651
New Zealand 4,452,023
Kuwait 4,268,873
Oman 4,015,701
Uruguay 3,275,203
Ireland 3,264,982
Panama 3,048,137
Puerto Rico 3,015,917
Slovak Republic 2,928,203
Qatar 2,676,741
Croatia 2,243,760
Lithuania 1,939,613
Bahrain 1,321,226
Latvia 1,290,868
Slovenia 1,175,639
Estonia 936,080
Cyprus 837,383
Trinidad and Tobago 816,659
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 597,938
Malta 496,592
Iceland 358,955
Brunei 354,056
Bahamas 342,304
New Caledonia 200,181
French Polynesia 190,414
Guam 163,342
Curacao 133,534
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,340
Barbados 88,219
Andorra 70,094
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 63,532
Seychelles 58,431
Channel Islands 54,099
Greenland 49,707
Aruba 46,891
Northern Mariana Islands 45,578
Isle of Man 45,024
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,389
Turks and Caicos Islands 42,982
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 32,897
Gibraltar 32,649
Antigua and Barbuda 22,828
Faroe Islands 22,711
British Virgin Islands 15,443
Palau 14,797
St. Kitts and Nevis 14,769
Liechtenstein 5,717
Netherlands Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 16,443,692 92.89 1.30%
2021 16,230,689 92.57 0.89%
2020 16,087,342 92.24 0.95%
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 %