Information about the municipality of Leyden:

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

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Population numbers in the municipality of Leyden 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 Leyden
Map of the municipality Leyden 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 Leyden with the population per borough in 2023. The numbers at the map represent the following boroughs: 1: Merenwijkdistrict, 2: Boerhaavedistrict, 3: Leiden-Noord, 4: Stationsdistrict, 5: Binnenstad-Noord, 6: Morsdistrict, 7: Binnenstad-Zuid, 8: Stevenshofdistrict, 9: Roodenburgerdistrict, 10: Bos- en Gasthuisdistrict.

Boroughs and neighborhoods

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

Average value of dwellings
The average of the house values in the municipality of Leyden 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 Leyden 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 61.605 dwellings in the municipality of Leyden
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 Leyden:

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 Leyden in the Netherlands

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The Municipality of Leyden, 2023, age groups.

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

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

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The Municipality of Leyden, 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 Leyden in the Netherlands. Select a category to display the related topics:

Businesses total15.260number2022
Businesses agricultural forestry fishing20number2022
Businesses industry energy1.775number2022
Businesses trade catering2.285number2022
Businesses traffic information communications1.330number2022
Businesses financial service real estate835number2022
Businesses business services3.975number2022
Government, education, care3.235number2022
Businesses culture recreation other services1.810number2022
Average electricity usage total2.400average kWh2021
Average electricity usage appartment2.020average kWh2021
Average electricity usage terraced homes2.850average kWh2021
Average electricity usage corner homes3.050average kWh2021
Average electricity usage 2 under 1 roof homes3.630average kWh2021
Average electricity usage detached homes4.510average kWh2021
Average electricity usage rental homes2.070average kWh2021
Average electricity owner-occupied homes2.850average kWh2021
Average natural gas usage total940average m³2021
Average natural gas usage appartment730average m³2021
Average natural gas usage terraced homes1.140average m³2021
Average natural gas usage corner homes1.380average m³2021
Average natural gas usage 2 under 1 roof homes1.920average m³2021
Average natural gas usage detached homes2.680average m³2021
Average natural gas usage rental homes800average m³2021
Average natural gas owner-occupied homes1.130average m³2021
Percentage homes with district heating21%percentage2021
Households 1 person38.462number2023
Households no children16.875number2023
Households with children15.150number2023
Households average size1,80average2023
Number of houses61.605number2022
Average house value€345.000Euro2022
Percentage single-family houses41%percentage2022
Percentage multi-family houses 59%percentage2022
Percentage inhabited96%percentage2022
Percentage homes uninhabited4%percentage2022
Percentage homes private owned42%percentage2022
Percentage homes rented58%percentage2022
Percentage rental-housing by a corporation32%percentage2022
Percentage homes other rental26%percentage2022
Homes ownership unknown0%percentage2022
Percentage homes built before 200085%percentage2022
Percentage homes built since 200015%percentage2022
Number of income receivers100.200number2021
Average income per income receipient€37.100Euro2021
Average income per inhabitant€30.800Euro2021
40 percentile persons with lowest income40%percentage2021
20 percentile persons with highest income23%percentage2021
Active persons 15-75 year31%percentage2021
40 percentile households with lowest income51%percentage2021
20 percentile households with highest income17%percentage2021
Percentage households with a low income8%percentage2021
Percentage households at social minimum7,5%percentage2021
Persons with social security welfare3.270number2021
Persons with social security for incapacity for work4.190number2021
Persons with social security for unemployed1.040number2021
Persons with social security for elderly18.210number2021
Native Dutch83.943number2022
Western total19.403number2022
Not western total21.728number2022
Dutch Antilles1.251number2022
Other not western10.962number2022
Ages 0 - 1515.530number2023
Ages 15 - 2522.372number2023
Ages 25 - 4538.966number2023
Ages 45 - 6529.693number2023
Ages 65 and up20.528number2023
Not married77.686number2023
Births relative9number per 1000 inhabitants2021
Mortality relative9number per 1000 inhabitants2021
Crime theft2.879number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime violance and sexual abuse679number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime environmental11number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime scam642number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime traffic1.090number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime destruction623number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime other236number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime total6.386number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Region codeGM0546code2023
Region nameLeidenname2023
Region typeGemeentetype2023
Population density5.816number per km22023
Passenger cars per surface1.843average per km²2022
Surface total2.327hectares2023
Surface land2.185hectares2023
Surface water142hectares2023
Zipcode most occuringgeen datapostal code2023
Measure of urbanity1indicator 1-52023
Address density3.891average per km22023
Passenger cars total40.275number2022
Passenger cars petrol34.030number2022
Passenger cars other fuel6.245number2022
Passenger cars per household0,60average2022

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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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