Belgium - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Belgium was 11,348,160 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 11,348,160 in 2016 and a minimum value of 9,153,489 in 1960.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vita

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Year Value
1960 9,153,489
1961 9,183,948
1962 9,220,578
1963 9,289,770
1964 9,378,113
1965 9,463,667
1966 9,527,807
1967 9,580,991
1968 9,618,756
1969 9,646,032
1970 9,655,549
1971 9,673,162
1972 9,711,115
1973 9,741,720
1974 9,772,419
1975 9,800,700
1976 9,818,227
1977 9,830,358
1978 9,839,534
1979 9,848,382
1980 9,859,242
1981 9,858,982
1982 9,856,303
1983 9,855,520
1984 9,855,372
1985 9,858,308
1986 9,861,823
1987 9,870,234
1988 9,901,664
1989 9,937,697
1990 9,967,379
1991 10,004,490
1992 10,045,160
1993 10,084,480
1994 10,115,600
1995 10,136,810
1996 10,156,640
1997 10,181,250
1998 10,203,010
1999 10,226,420
2000 10,251,250
2001 10,286,570
2002 10,332,790
2003 10,376,130
2004 10,421,140
2005 10,478,620
2006 10,547,960
2007 10,625,700
2008 10,709,970
2009 10,796,490
2010 10,895,590
2011 11,047,740
2012 11,128,250
2013 11,182,820
2014 11,209,060
2015 11,274,200
2016 11,348,160

Population, female

The value for Population, female in Belgium was 5,762,376 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,762,376 in 2016 and a minimum value of 4,649,965 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 4,649,965
1961 4,666,854
1962 4,687,136
1963 4,724,146
1964 4,770,961
1965 4,816,344
1966 4,850,759
1967 4,879,547
1968 4,900,485
1969 4,916,162
1970 4,922,923
1971 4,933,960
1972 4,955,462
1973 4,973,208
1974 4,990,837
1975 5,006,958
1976 5,017,268
1977 5,024,527
1978 5,029,994
1979 5,035,067
1980 5,040,981
1981 5,041,036
1982 5,039,669
1983 5,039,089
1984 5,038,622
1985 5,039,540
1986 5,040,539
1987 5,043,872
1988 5,058,896
1989 5,076,328
1990 5,090,672
1991 5,108,986
1992 5,129,278
1993 5,149,004
1994 5,164,627
1995 5,175,217
1996 5,185,158
1997 5,197,588
1998 5,208,451
1999 5,219,839
2000 5,231,510
2001 5,248,012
2002 5,269,639
2003 5,289,562
2004 5,310,399
2005 5,337,874
2006 5,371,630
2007 5,409,812
2008 5,451,562
2009 5,494,806
2010 5,544,815
2011 5,622,454
2012 5,664,069
2013 5,691,953
2014 5,703,575
2015 5,732,314
2016 5,762,376

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Belgium was 50.78 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 51.13 in 1982, while its lowest value was 50.78 in 2016.

Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 50.80
1961 50.82
1962 50.83
1963 50.85
1964 50.87
1965 50.89
1966 50.91
1967 50.93
1968 50.95
1969 50.97
1970 50.99
1971 51.01
1972 51.03
1973 51.05
1974 51.07
1975 51.09
1976 51.10
1977 51.11
1978 51.12
1979 51.13
1980 51.13
1981 51.13
1982 51.13
1983 51.13
1984 51.13
1985 51.12
1986 51.11
1987 51.10
1988 51.09
1989 51.08
1990 51.07
1991 51.07
1992 51.06
1993 51.06
1994 51.06
1995 51.05
1996 51.05
1997 51.05
1998 51.05
1999 51.04
2000 51.03
2001 51.02
2002 51.00
2003 50.98
2004 50.96
2005 50.94
2006 50.93
2007 50.91
2008 50.90
2009 50.89
2010 50.89
2011 50.89
2012 50.90
2013 50.90
2014 50.88
2015 50.84
2016 50.78

Population, male

The value for Population, male in Belgium was 5,585,783 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,585,783 in 2016 and a minimum value of 4,503,524 in 1960.

Definition: Male population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all male residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 4,503,524
1961 4,517,094
1962 4,533,442
1963 4,565,624
1964 4,607,152
1965 4,647,323
1966 4,677,048
1967 4,701,444
1968 4,718,271
1969 4,729,870
1970 4,732,626
1971 4,739,202
1972 4,755,653
1973 4,768,512
1974 4,781,582
1975 4,793,742
1976 4,800,959
1977 4,805,831
1978 4,809,540
1979 4,813,315
1980 4,818,261
1981 4,817,946
1982 4,816,634
1983 4,816,431
1984 4,816,750
1985 4,818,768
1986 4,821,284
1987 4,826,362
1988 4,842,768
1989 4,861,369
1990 4,876,707
1991 4,895,500
1992 4,915,880
1993 4,935,471
1994 4,950,976
1995 4,961,594
1996 4,971,479
1997 4,983,657
1998 4,994,557
1999 5,006,580
2000 5,019,740
2001 5,038,558
2002 5,063,146
2003 5,086,571
2004 5,110,738
2005 5,140,743
2006 5,176,328
2007 5,215,888
2008 5,258,411
2009 5,301,687
2010 5,350,771
2011 5,425,290
2012 5,464,177
2013 5,490,864
2014 5,505,482
2015 5,541,882
2016 5,585,783

Population, male (% of total)

Population, male (% of total) in Belgium was 49.22 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 49.22 in 2016, while its lowest value was 48.87 in 1982.

Definition: Male population is the percentage of the population that is male. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 49.20
1961 49.18
1962 49.17
1963 49.15
1964 49.13
1965 49.11
1966 49.09
1967 49.07
1968 49.05
1969 49.03
1970 49.01
1971 48.99
1972 48.97
1973 48.95
1974 48.93
1975 48.91
1976 48.90
1977 48.89
1978 48.88
1979 48.87
1980 48.87
1981 48.87
1982 48.87
1983 48.87
1984 48.87
1985 48.88
1986 48.89
1987 48.90
1988 48.91
1989 48.92
1990 48.93
1991 48.93
1992 48.94
1993 48.94
1994 48.94
1995 48.95
1996 48.95
1997 48.95
1998 48.95
1999 48.96
2000 48.97
2001 48.98
2002 49.00
2003 49.02
2004 49.04
2005 49.06
2006 49.07
2007 49.09
2008 49.10
2009 49.11
2010 49.11
2011 49.11
2012 49.10
2013 49.10
2014 49.12
2015 49.16
2016 49.22

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population