• Current population: 17 153 693
  • Current male population (49.6%)8 516 603
  • Current female population (50.4%) 8 637 090
  • Labour force in 2017: 969.000
  • In 2017 the Netherlands imported $485B, making it the 8th largest importer in the world.
  • Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($36.4B), Refined Petroleum ($33.1B), Broadcasting Equipment ($17.8B), Office Machine Parts ($15.9B) and Computers ($11B).
  • The top import origins are Germany ($84.5B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($49.3B), China ($43.9B), the United States ($35.2B) and Russia ($27.7B).
  • GDP per capita is roughly $48,860 which makes it one of richest nations in the world.
  • The Netherlands have a prosperous and open economy, which depends heavily on foreign trade.
  • The Netherlands’ economic freedom score is 76.8, making its economy the 13th freest in the 2019 Index.
  • The combined value of exports and imports is equal to 161.2 percent of GDP.
  • The Netherlands has discovered huge natural gas resources since 1959, generating enormous revenues and adding hundreds of billions of euros to the government's budget.