Portuguese in the Netherlands
|24,242 (2015) CBS Statline|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Other Portuguese people|
Portuguese Dutch are Portuguese-born citizens with a Dutch citizenship or Dutch-born citizens of Portuguese ancestry or citizenship.
Portuguese arrived to the Netherlands in the early and middle 18th century, as immigrants, mostly from Madeira Island and Lisbon. Over 20,000 of Dutch people claim that they are of Portuguese descent.