Belgium - Rural population growth

Rural population growth (annual %)

The value for Rural population growth (annual %) in Belgium was -1.183 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of -0.581 in 1960 and a minimum value of -3.817 in 1980.

Definition: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 -0.581
1961 -0.922
1962 -1.295
1963 -1.406
1964 -1.212
1965 -1.240
1966 -1.490
1967 -1.611
1968 -1.775
1969 -1.886
1970 -2.086
1971 -2.002
1972 -1.790
1973 -1.864
1974 -1.877
1975 -1.897
1976 -2.019
1977 -3.766
1978 -3.813
1979 -3.809
1980 -3.817
1981 -3.393
1982 -2.338
1983 -2.326
1984 -2.327
1985 -2.278
1986 -2.276
1987 -2.255
1988 -2.000
1989 -1.982
1990 -2.021
1991 -1.974
1992 -1.910
1993 -1.950
1994 -2.028
1995 -2.152
1996 -2.127
1997 -2.103
1998 -2.155
1999 -2.095
2000 -1.927
2001 -1.625
2002 -1.524
2003 -1.519
2004 -1.544
2005 -1.428
2006 -1.319
2007 -1.205
2008 -1.187
2009 -1.171
2010 -1.059
2011 -0.583
2012 -1.238
2013 -1.470
2014 -1.672
2015 -1.271
2016 -1.183

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization