Last updated: April 2019.

Amsterdam in numbers

Inhabitants: 854,316
Inhabitants in Amsterdam Metropolitan Area: 2,457,296
Nationalities: 168
Mayor: 1
Night Mayor: 1
Bicycles: 847,000 (estimated)
Bike journeys taken ever day: 665,000
 Total kilometres cycled every day:  2 million
Parks: 40
Trams: 200
Busiest tram line: 2 (42,000 users per day)
Tram line with most beautiful route: 2
Ferry routes (provided by GVB): 6
Public electric vehicle charging points 2418 (and rising)
Markets: 32
Canals: 165
Canals on UNESCO World Heritage List: 10 (the canals within the Canal Ring)
Bridges in the Canal Ring: 80
Houseboats: 2,500
16th, 17th and 18th century buildings: 8,863
Gable stones: 654
Royal Palace: 1
Windmills: 8
Museums: 53
Paintings by Rembrandt: 23
The Night Watch: 1
Civic Guard Gallery: 1
Paintings by Van Gogh: 207
Wax statues at Madame Tussauds: 140
Species of animal at Artis Royal Zoo: 535
 Species of microbes in Artis’ Microbia:  300
Barrel organs: 4
Carillons: 9
Historical church organs: 42
Concerts and theatrical performances per year: 9,000
Concerts and theatrical performances per day: 25
Theatres and concert halls: 55
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: 1
Dutch National Opera & Ballet: 1
Cinemas: 15
Cafés and bars: 1,515
Clubs: 16
Restaurants: 1,325
Hotels in Amsterdam: 501
5-star hotels: 18
Hotel rooms: 34,758
Campsites: 6

 

Sources

Jaarboek 2018, Department for Research and Statistics Amsterdam (OIS)
Metropoolregio Amsterdam in Cijfers 2018, Metropoolregio Amsterdam
Meerjarenplan Fiets 2017-2022, City of Amsterdam
GVB in cijfers, GVB
Top ten trolley rides, National Geographic
Oplaadpunten in Amsterdam
Hollandse Markten
Tourism figures, OIS