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Foreigners in The Netherlands by Country of Birth

Data from 2014. Source: StatLine (Central Statistics Office). Does not include Yugoslavia, Soviet Union, Old Netherlands Antilles or Czechoslovakian countries.
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First submittedJune 25, 2015
Last updatedAugust 21, 2015
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396,414
Turkey
374,996
Morocco
372,233
Indonesia
368,512
Germany
348,291
Suriname
123,003
Poland
115,028
Belgium
81,860
United Kingdom
64,097
China
54,159
Iraq
44,105
Italy
43,183
Afghanistan
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39,595
France
38,955
Spain
37,432
Somalia
36,561
Iran
35,736
United States
26,932
India
23,613
Portugal
22,556
Ghana
22,205
Egypt
21,714
Cape Verde
21,153
Bulgaria
20,997
Brazil
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level 55
Jul 26, 2016
22/24. Only missed out Ghana and Cape Verde. Cape Verde, of all places?? Never would've guessed that
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level 66
Aug 29, 2016
Rotterdam contains one of the largest populations of Cape Verdians in the world (possibly only Praia and Lisbon have higher). All due to the chain migration following the shipping route.
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level 41
Jul 22, 2017
Got Ghana
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level 70
Aug 2, 2018
There are about 550.000 people living in Suriname whilst at the same time there are about 350.000 living in the Netherlands. Cape Verde surprised me since it was a French colony and not a Dutch one.
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Oct 21, 2018
Cape verde was a portugese colony
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Feb 17, 2019
A great number of people of the former Netherlands Antilles live in the Netherlands. Certainly more than those from Brazil and Bulgaria. Why haven't they been included?