Netherlands Population Density 1950-2023

Chart and table of Netherlands population density from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Netherlands in 2023 is 424.13 people per square kilometer, a 0.31% increase from 2022.
  • The population density of Netherlands in 2022 was 422.82 people per square kilometer, a 0.36% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Netherlands in 2021 was 421.32 people per square kilometer, a 0.39% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Netherlands in 2020 was 419.71 people per square kilometer, a 0.41% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2023 Population Density
Macao 22,861.98
Singapore 8,365.40
Hong Kong 6,749.20
Gibraltar 3,268.80
Bahrain 1,904.50
Malta 1,672.08
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,300.65
Barbados 655.80
Aruba 590.43
San Marino 560.70
South Korea 515.98
Monaco 484.48
Curacao 432.61
Netherlands 424.13
Israel 415.70
Belgium 382.78
Puerto Rico 367.57
Japan 326.20
Guam 320.28
Trinidad and Tobago 299.21
United Kingdom 278.05
Cayman Islands 262.54
Luxembourg 252.81
Liechtenstein 247.40
Kuwait 241.87
Qatar 236.41
Seychelles 234.04
Germany 232.94
Antigua and Barbuda 214.31
Switzerland 213.04
British Virgin Islands 210.25
Italy 195.36
Andorra 170.40
Isle of Man 148.61
Denmark 137.72
Cyprus 136.22
Poland 131.21
France 117.94
Portugal 111.11
Hungary 109.17
Northern Mariana Islands 108.25
Austria 106.81
Slovenia 103.50
UAE 96.47
Spain 93.92
Greece 78.37
French Polynesia 77.22
Ireland 71.95
Panama 59.32
Turks and Caicos Islands 48.49
Croatia 45.51
Lithuania 41.64
Palau 39.26
Faroe Islands 38.16
United States 34.58
Bahamas 29.73
Estonia 29.17
Latvia 28.34
Chile 25.94
Sweden 23.72
New Zealand 19.53
Uruguay 19.43
Saudi Arabia 17.19
Argentina 16.46
Finland 16.38
New Caledonia 15.77
Oman 15.01
Bermuda 14.93
Norway 8.76
Canada 3.93
Iceland 3.64
Australia 3.42
Greenland 0.14
Taiwan 0.00
Netherlands - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2023 424.13 0.31%
2022 422.82 0.36%
2021 421.32 0.39%
2020 419.71 0.41%
2019 417.99 0.45%
2018 416.13 0.46%
2017 414.23 0.48%
2016 412.24 0.49%
2015 410.23 0.51%
2014 408.14 0.51%
2013 406.05 0.49%
2012 404.08 0.50%
2011 402.06 0.51%
2010 400.03 0.49%
2009 398.08 0.46%
2008 396.26 0.42%
2007 394.59 0.40%
2006 393.01 0.39%
2005 391.47 0.41%
2004 389.89 0.42%
2003 388.24 0.44%
2002 386.54 0.47%
2001 384.73 0.52%
2000 382.74 0.55%
1999 380.66 0.57%
1998 378.49 0.59%
1997 376.26 0.59%
1996 374.06 0.60%
1995 371.85 0.63%
1994 369.51 0.65%
1993 367.14 0.66%
1992 364.73 0.69%
1991 362.22 0.68%
1990 359.76 0.64%
1989 357.49 0.60%
1988 355.38 0.59%
1987 353.28 0.57%
1986 351.29 0.53%
1985 349.44 0.51%
1984 347.66 0.50%
1983 345.92 0.51%
1982 344.16 0.56%
1981 342.26 0.62%
1980 340.16 0.64%
1979 337.99 0.65%
1978 335.81 0.68%
1977 333.55 0.69%
1976 331.25 0.70%
1975 328.94 0.76%
1974 326.45 0.84%
1973 323.73 0.93%
1972 320.76 1.04%
1971 317.45 1.14%
1970 313.86 1.21%
1969 310.09 1.21%
1968 306.38 1.19%
1967 302.77 1.21%
1966 299.15 1.23%
1965 295.52 1.30%
1964 291.71 1.33%
1963 287.88 1.31%
1962 284.15 1.34%
1961 280.39 1.34%
1960 276.68 1.33%
1959 273.03 1.34%
1958 269.42 1.32%
1957 265.92 1.29%
1956 262.53 1.28%
1955 259.22 1.28%
1954 255.93 1.28%
1953 252.70 1.31%
1952 249.44 1.33%
1951 246.18 1.32%
1950 242.98 0.00%