On 1 January 2021, Eemsdelta municipality was created by a merger of Delfzijl, Appingedam and Loppersum. On the same day, Haaren municipality was dissolved and divided among Boxtel, Oisterwijk, Tilburg, and Vught.
Several urbans centers show a significant population growth from 2011 to 2018: IJburg-Zuidoost by 31%, Pijnacker by 20% and Zwolle-Stadshagen by 19%.
The number of municipalities is fallen from 380 in 2018 to 355 in 2019. Two former municipalities moved from South Holland to Utrecht province.
The population of the provinces and municipalities of the Netherlands.
2001, 2008, 2011, 2015, 2021 estimate
The provinces as well as all urban centers (bevolkingskernen) of more than 15,000 inhabitants.
2001, 2008, 2011, 2018 estimate
The top 10 urban centers (bevolkingskernen) of the Netherlands and of the Dutch provinces.
Bonaire, Saba und Sint Eustatius belong as special municipalities to Netherlands country.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands consists of following countries (landen).