A substantial increase in people relocating to the Netherlands pushed the population of the country to 17.4 million by the end of 2019, the largest population growth in the country.

Around 272,200 people moved to the Netherlands last year, while 157,900 moved out of the country. Statistics Netherlands (CBS) released on Friday that immigration has increased by 11.7 percent, while emigration was largely flat.

About half of the new immigrants came from Europe, mainly from another EU nations. Some 18 percent came from Asia, mostly China and India. Approximately 16 thousand people came to the Netherlands as asylum seekers last year, representing 6 percent of all immigrants. If you seek to immigrate to the Netherlands and open your new business, do not hesitate to contact RPS Legal.

Why will RPS LEGAL make a success of your company incorporation?

RPS LEGAL is a law firm specialized in assisting and advising International Companies and Start Ups with business expansion to The Netherlands and Europe. We are dedicated to making it easier for your businesses to start a company in the Netherlands. We facilitate the whole process setting up a company incorporated under Dutch law.


mr R.P. (Rolf Peter) Rothuizen LL.M.
Specialist in Business Law, Company Law and Tax Optimisation

+31 6 – 50 87 48 38


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