Information about the municipality of Drechterland:

Population numbers per year
The number of inhabitants in the municipality of Drechterland in the Netherlands

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Population numbers in the municipality of Drechterland in the Netherlands for the years 1995 thru 2023.

The number of inhabitants is the number of persons as registered in the population register on January 1st.

Population at the map of the municipality of Drechterland
Map of the municipality Drechterland with the population per borough in 2023. This page shows a lot of information about residents (such as the distribution by age groups, family composition, gender, native or Dutch with an immigration background, ...), homes (numbers, types, price development, use, type of property, ...) and more (car ownership, energy consumption, ...) based on open data from the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics and various other sources!

Map of the municipality Drechterland with the population per borough in 2023. The numbers at the map represent the following boroughs: 1: Hoogkarspel, 2: Westwoud, 3: Venhuizen, 4: Oosterblokker, 5: Hem, 6: Wijdenes, 7: Oosterleek, 8: Schellinkhout.

Boroughs and neighborhoods

Have a look at the information for each per borough and neighborhood of Drechterland!

Average value of dwellings
The average of the house values in the municipality of Drechterland in the Netherlands

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Average dwelling value for the years 2013 thru 2022.

The house value is based on the average WOZ value for all dwellings in the municipality of Drechterland in the Netherlands. WOZ is the abbreviation for the Act of Immovable Property valuation. This value is determined yearly by the local government and used for several legal and taxation purposes.

Determination of the real estate value (WOZ value):
When determining the average dwelling value, only real estate objects are included that are registered as homes (main residence or home with practice space). The (provisional) average home value is determined with the valuation date of the previous year (this is based on the WOZ, the Real Estate Valuation Act).
Characteristics of the 8.456 dwellings in the municipality of Drechterland
Information about the homes in this region based on open data from the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics. Overview image with 4 pie charts.

Percentages of home ownership, occupation, type and construction period.

Definitions of the characteristics of the dwellings in the municipality of Drechterland:

Houses by ownership:
Homes for sale are owned by the resident (s) or used as a second home. Rental houses are not occupied by the owner of the house. Rental homes are divided into (1) homes owned by a housing association or other institution. And (2) rental properties owned by companies, individuals and investors.
Houses by occupation:
A house is occupied if, according to the Personal Records Database, at least 1 person was registered at the corresponding address. All other homes are considered uninhabited.
Houses by type:
A house is defined as "multi-family" when it forms a whole building together with other houses or (business) spaces. This includes flats, gallery houses, ground floor and upstairs apartments, and apartments and houses above business premises. All other homes are defined as the "single-family" type.
Houses by contruction period:
The year of construction is the year in which a building containing a home was originally delivered. The construction period as used here has two possible values: (1) built in or after the year 2000 and (2) built before the year 2000.
Population per age group
The percentage of inhabitants per age group in the municipality of Drechterland in the Netherlands

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The Municipality of Drechterland, 2023, age groups.

Population, age groups: percentage of inhabitants per age category.

Civil status
Civil status: unmarried, married, divorced or widowed, Drechterland

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The Municipality of Drechterland, 2023, civil status.

Population, civil status: percentage of inhabitants by civil status (see the explanation for the definitions of marital status, divorced and widowed).

Definitions civil status:
Persons who have never married or entered into a registered partnership.
The marital status married arises after a marriage has been concluded or after a registered partnership has been entered into. Married people also include persons who live separated from each other.
The status divorced arises after the dissolution of a marriage or registered partnership other than through the death of the partner. Persons who only live separately (and are still married or registered as partners) are considered to be married..
The civil status widowed arises after dissolution of a marriage or registered partnership due to the death of the partner.
Data about more than 100 topics!

The table below shows data for more than 100 topics as most recently available for the municipality of Drechterland in the Netherlands. Select a category to display the related topics:

Businesses total2.685number2022
Businesses agricultural forestry fishing275number2022
Businesses industry energy535number2022
Businesses trade catering350number2022
Businesses traffic information communications130number2022
Businesses financial service real estate280number2022
Businesses business services495number2022
Government, education, care355number2022
Businesses culture recreation other services270number2022
Average electricity usage total3.170average kWh2021
Average electricity usage appartment1.930average kWh2021
Average electricity usage terraced homes2.710average kWh2021
Average electricity usage corner homes2.830average kWh2021
Average electricity usage 2 under 1 roof homes3.340average kWh2021
Average electricity usage detached homes4.000average kWh2021
Average electricity usage rental homes2.300average kWh2021
Average electricity owner-occupied homes3.480average kWh2021
Average natural gas usage total1.580average m³2021
Average natural gas usage appartment860average m³2021
Average natural gas usage terraced homes1.220average m³2021
Average natural gas usage corner homes1.400average m³2021
Average natural gas usage 2 under 1 roof homes1.590average m³2021
Average natural gas usage detached homes2.130average m³2021
Average natural gas usage rental homes1.150average m³2021
Average natural gas owner-occupied homes1.720average m³2021
Percentage homes with district heating0%percentage2014
Households 1 person2.610number2023
Households no children2.862number2023
Households with children3.171number2023
Households average size2,30average2023
Number of houses8.456number2022
Average house value€336.000Euro2022
Percentage single-family houses88%percentage2022
Percentage multi-family houses 12%percentage2022
Percentage inhabited98%percentage2022
Percentage homes uninhabited2%percentage2022
Percentage homes private owned74%percentage2022
Percentage homes rented26%percentage2022
Percentage rental-housing by a corporation20%percentage2022
Percentage homes other rental6%percentage2022
Homes ownership unknown0%percentage2022
Percentage homes built before 200076%percentage2022
Percentage homes built since 200024%percentage2022
Number of income receivers16.200number2021
Average income per income receipient€34.900Euro2021
Average income per inhabitant€28.900Euro2021
40 percentile persons with lowest income39%percentage2021
20 percentile persons with highest income18%percentage2021
Active persons 15-75 year36%percentage2021
40 percentile households with lowest income31%percentage2021
20 percentile households with highest income25%percentage2021
Percentage households with a low income3,60%percentage2021
Percentage households at social minimum3,60%percentage2021
Persons with social security welfare190number2021
Persons with social security for incapacity for work870number2021
Persons with social security for unemployed120number2021
Persons with social security for elderly4.100number2021
Native Dutch17.634number2022
Western total1.496number2022
Not western total853number2022
Dutch Antilles51number2022
Other not western602number2022
Ages 0 - 153.217number2023
Ages 15 - 252.398number2023
Ages 25 - 454.463number2023
Ages 45 - 655.726number2023
Ages 65 and up4.581number2023
Not married9.374number2023
Births relative10number per 1000 inhabitants2021
Mortality relative8number per 1000 inhabitants2021
Crime theft118number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime violance and sexual abuse39number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime environmental2number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime scam124number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime traffic108number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime destruction68number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime other10number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime total474number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Region codeGM0498code2023
Region nameDrechterlandname2023
Region typeGemeentetype2023
Population density346number per km22023
Passenger cars per surface176average per km²2022
Surface total8.059hectares2023
Surface land5.888hectares2023
Surface water2.170hectares2023
Zipcode most occuringgeen datapostal code2023
Measure of urbanity4indicator 1-52023
Address density511average per km22023
Passenger cars total10.375number2022
Passenger cars petrol8.360number2022
Passenger cars other fuel2.015number2022
Passenger cars per household1,20average2022

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Open data sources used

Data is used from multiple Dutch open data providers. See this description of the sources with the definitions of all regional topics.

Sources & definitions
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