Dordrecht - Demography

Demography

In 2008, around 17% of the population of Dordrecht was of non-Western origin. Between 2005 and 2008, this number has not changed. The allochthonous population consists for a large part of young people while the indigenous population has started to age very quickly. Over six thousand Turks live in Dordrecht, many of whom are originally from Kayapinar.

According to the Social Geographical Office of Dordrecht, the population consisted of the following ethnic groups in 2005 and 2008;

Population of Dordrecht
Ethnic group 01-01-2005 01-01-2008
Native Dutch 86.594 86.611
Western allochtonen 11.610 11.580
Turks 6.113 6.326
Moroccans 2.521 2.611
Surinameses 2.759 2.796
Netherlands Antilleans 3.199 3.037
Other non-Western allochtonen 6.528 5.226
Total 119.324 118.187

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