Information about the municipality of Purmerend:

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

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Population numbers in the municipality of Purmerend 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 Purmerend
Map of the municipality Purmerend 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 Purmerend with the population per borough in 2023. The numbers at the map represent the following boroughs: 1: Beemster, 2: Overwhere, 3: Purmer-Noord, 4: Wheermolen, 5: Centrum, 6: Weidevenne, 7: Gors, 8: Purmer-Zuid.

Boroughs and neighborhoods

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

Average value of dwellings
The average of the house values in the municipality of Purmerend 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 Purmerend 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 42.039 dwellings in the municipality of Purmerend
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 Purmerend:

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 Purmerend in the Netherlands

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The Municipality of Purmerend, 2023, age groups.

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

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

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

Businesses total10.215number2022
Businesses agricultural forestry fishing205number2022
Businesses industry energy1.630number2022
Businesses trade catering1.890number2022
Businesses traffic information communications860number2022
Businesses financial service real estate735number2022
Businesses business services2.140number2022
Government, education, care1.640number2022
Businesses culture recreation other services1.120number2022
Average electricity usage total2.800average kWh2021
Average electricity usage appartment1.960average kWh2021
Average electricity usage terraced homes3.120average kWh2021
Average electricity usage corner homes3.260average kWh2021
Average electricity usage 2 under 1 roof homes3.660average kWh2021
Average electricity usage detached homes4.520average kWh2021
Average electricity usage rental homes2.130average kWh2021
Average electricity owner-occupied homes3.260average kWh2021
Average natural gas usage total370average m³2021
Average natural gas usage appartment250average m³2021
Average natural gas usage terraced homes380average m³2021
Average natural gas usage corner homes510average m³2021
Average natural gas usage 2 under 1 roof homes460average m³2021
Average natural gas usage detached homes920average m³2021
Average natural gas usage rental homes260average m³2021
Average natural gas owner-occupied homes460average m³2021
Percentage homes with district heating71%percentage2021
Households 1 person15.197number2023
Households no children12.124number2023
Households with children15.330number2023
Households average size2,20average2023
Number of houses42.039number2022
Average house value€329.000Euro2022
Percentage single-family houses67%percentage2022
Percentage multi-family houses 33%percentage2022
Percentage inhabited97%percentage2022
Percentage homes uninhabited3%percentage2022
Percentage homes private owned60%percentage2022
Percentage homes rented40%percentage2022
Percentage rental-housing by a corporation32%percentage2022
Percentage homes other rental8%percentage2022
Homes ownership unknown0%percentage2022
Percentage homes built before 200077%percentage2022
Percentage homes built since 200023%percentage2022
Number of income receivers66.700number2021
Average income per income receipient€34.000Euro2021
Average income per inhabitant€28.300Euro2021
40 percentile persons with lowest income38%percentage2021
20 percentile persons with highest income18%percentage2021
Active persons 15-75 year33%percentage2021
40 percentile households with lowest income38%percentage2021
20 percentile households with highest income19%percentage2021
Percentage households with a low income5,9%percentage2021
Percentage households at social minimum6,1%percentage2021
Persons with social security welfare1.510number2021
Persons with social security for incapacity for work4.950number2021
Persons with social security for unemployed860number2021
Persons with social security for elderly15.610number2021
Native Dutch67.313number2022
Western total8.526number2022
Not western total16.401number2022
Dutch Antilles971number2022
Other not western8.344number2022
Ages 0 - 1513.978number2023
Ages 15 - 2510.584number2023
Ages 25 - 4522.980number2023
Ages 45 - 6526.727number2023
Ages 65 and up19.723number2023
Not married44.768number2023
Births relative9number per 1000 inhabitants2021
Mortality relative11number per 1000 inhabitants2021
Crime theft1.113number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime violance and sexual abuse344number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime environmental2number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime scam608number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime traffic686number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime destruction371number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime other110number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Crime total3.312number per 1000 inhabitants2022
Region codeGM0439code2023
Region namePurmerendname2023
Region typeGemeentetype2023
Population density1.004number per km22023
Passenger cars per surface478average per km²2022
Surface total9.663hectares2023
Surface land9.361hectares2023
Surface water302hectares2023
Zipcode most occuringgeen datapostal code2023
Measure of urbanity2indicator 1-52023
Address density2.179average per km22023
Passenger cars total44.780number2022
Passenger cars petrol37.420number2022
Passenger cars other fuel7.355number2022
Passenger cars per household1,10average2022

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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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