Everything in Numbers

Numbers 
The Netherlands

  • Inhabitants in the Netherlands: 16.515.057 
  • Universities in the Netherlands: 14
  • Liters of beer drunk (on average) per year per inhabitant in the Netherlands: 80  
  • Liters of coffee drunk (on average) per year per inhabitant in the Netherlands: 136
  • Students studying at VU University: 22.738
  • Doctoral promotions per year in the Netherlands: 2500-2600

Amsterdam (Amsterdam Magazine, September 2010) 

Global Village 

  • Inhabitants in central Amsterdam: 743.027
  • Inhabitants in greater Amsterdam: 1.514.050
  • Nationalitiers represented by residents: 177

Tourist Destination

  • Annual Visitors: 15.749.000
  • Hotel beds: 37.763
  • Camping Sites: 5

 Stunning Structures

  • 16th-, 17th- and 18th-century buildings: 6.800
  • Gable stones: 654
  • Royal Paalace: 1
  • Statues and Sculptures: 302
  • Windmills: 6

Cultural, Musical Mecca

  • Museums: 67
  • Art galleries: 141
  • Concenrts and theatrical performances annually: 16.000
  • Theatres and concert halls: 55
  • Historical church organs: 42

Urban Garden

  • Bulb flowers in parks and public gardens: 600.000
  • Parks: 28

City on Water

  • Canals: 165
  • Bridges: 1.281
  • Wooden drawbridges: 8
  • Houseboats: 2.500

Ride and Glide

  • Bicycles: 600.000
  • Trams: 232
  • Glass-topped canal boats: 110
  • Ferries: 9

Eat, Drink, Dance

  • Cafes and bars: 1.215
  • Restaurants: 1.250
  • Dance clubs: 36

Shopping Capital

  • Markets: 21
  • Shops and stores: 6.179
  • Antique shops: 165
  • Diamond polishing factories: 24



Fore more information about amsterdam see Amsterdam Magazine, and I amsterdam.