Facts and figures

General information on demographics, economy, education and more in the Province of Noord-Brabant. Reference year is 2010.

Employment Absolute Percentage of total
Total working population 1,168,000 100%
Active working population 1,109,600 95%
Non-active working population 58,400 5%

Education Number
Universities 2
Technical colleges 11
Secondary schools 106
Primary schools 932
Special needs schools 126

Housing Absolute
2010 1,026,220
2025 (expected) 1,149,490

Floor area Absolute (km2) Percentage of total
Total 5082 100%
Land 4916 96,7
Water 166 3,30%

Jobs per sector (2009) Percentage of total
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,5%
Industry and power supply 15,5%
Commercial services 56,6%
Non-commercial services 24,4%

Municipalities Absolute Percentage of total
Total 68 100%
Urban municipalities 20 29%
Mixed municipalities 33 49%
Rural municipalities 15 22%

Population Absolute Percentage of total
Total 2,444,158 100%
Men 1,219,635 49,9%
Women 1,224,523 50,1%
65+ 425,283 17.4%
Western immigrants 196,982 8,10%
Non-western immigrants 185,549 7.6%
Population per km2 (average) 497
Total expexted 2040 2,477,000