The total population of the Netherlands on 1 January 2016 stood at 15,979,100. Its population grew by 78,400 in 2015, of which 55,400 was due to inward migration.
As of 1 January 2016, the core Jewish population of the Netherlands was estimated to be 29,900 (0.19% of the wider population), and the enlarged Jewish population was estimated at 52,000 (0.33% of the wider population).
The core Jewish population was estimated to be 25,700 in 1990 ( 0.17% of the wider population), and has therefore grown by approximately 16% over 25 years during which the wider population has grown by approximately 13%.
Between 1990 and 2015, 1,611 Dutch citizens emigrated to Israel.
An estimated 57,000 Dutch citizens qualify for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return.
About half of the Jewish population is concentrated in Amsterdam with significant communities in Rotterdam and the Hague, together with a number of smaller population centres.