Leeuwarden · Population

Question: What is the population of Leeuwarden? Answer: Leeuwarden, Netherlands (Administrative unit: Friesland (Fryslân)) - last known population is ≈ 108 000 (year 2015). This was 0.638% of total Netherlands population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2013-2015 (+6.11%/year), Leeuwarden population in 2020 would be: 145 346*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1960-1970] +0.71 %/year
[1970-1980] -0.48 %/year
[1980-1990] +0.12 %/year
[1990-2000] +0.38 %/year
[2000-2012] +0.58 %/year
[2012-2013] +0.66 %/year
[2013-2015] +6.11 %/year


GPS coordinates: 53.201, 5.809

Local time in Leeuwarden: 08:49 Monday GMT+2.

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Leeuwarden on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1960e, 1970e, 1980e, 1990e, 2000e, 2012e, 2013e, 2015e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
CBS Statistics Netherlands
Population dynamics per region CBS, y1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2012, 2013, Ret. 2015-12-14
Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand CBS, y2015, Ret.2015-12-14
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).