Belgium - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Belgium was 11,109,510 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 11,109,510 in 2016 and a minimum value of 8,463,316 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

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

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Year Value
1960 8,463,316
1961 8,500,111
1962 8,545,539
1963 8,624,158
1964 8,720,520
1965 8,814,176
1966 8,887,919
1967 8,951,328
1968 9,000,174
1969 9,039,007
1970 9,061,057
1971 9,090,451
1972 9,138,742
1973 9,179,915
1974 9,221,059
1975 9,259,701
1976 9,288,043
1977 9,319,769
1978 9,348,049
1979 9,375,266
1980 9,403,844
1981 9,418,778
1982 9,426,273
1983 9,435,379
1984 9,444,896
1985 9,457,075
1986 9,469,618
1987 9,486,775
1988 9,525,797
1989 9,569,207
1990 9,606,261
1991 9,650,427
1992 9,697,796
1993 9,743,821
1994 9,781,788
1995 9,810,102
1996 9,836,805
1997 9,868,070
1998 9,896,510
1999 9,926,274
2000 9,956,834
2001 9,996,900
2002 10,047,500
2003 10,095,150
2004 10,144,460
2005 10,205,860
2006 10,278,770
2007 10,359,740
2008 10,447,150
2009 10,536,730
2010 10,638,560
2011 10,792,210
2012 10,875,860
2013 10,934,110
2014 10,964,480
2015 11,032,700
2016 11,109,510

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Belgium was 97.90 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 97.90 in 2016, while its lowest value was 92.46 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.

Source: The United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 92.46
1961 92.55
1962 92.68
1963 92.84
1964 92.99
1965 93.14
1966 93.28
1967 93.43
1968 93.57
1969 93.71
1970 93.84
1971 93.98
1972 94.11
1973 94.23
1974 94.36
1975 94.48
1976 94.60
1977 94.81
1978 95.01
1979 95.20
1980 95.38
1981 95.54
1982 95.64
1983 95.74
1984 95.84
1985 95.93
1986 96.02
1987 96.12
1988 96.20
1989 96.29
1990 96.38
1991 96.46
1992 96.54
1993 96.62
1994 96.70
1995 96.78
1996 96.85
1997 96.92
1998 97.00
1999 97.07
2000 97.13
2001 97.18
2002 97.24
2003 97.29
2004 97.35
2005 97.40
2006 97.45
2007 97.50
2008 97.55
2009 97.59
2010 97.64
2011 97.69
2012 97.73
2013 97.78
2014 97.82
2015 97.86
2016 97.90

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization