Population in Belgium

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Population in Belgium


The continent: Europe
  
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Dependency ratios in Belgium


total dependency ratio

54,20 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 108 in the world of 196 (45,41%); 35 place in Europe from 42 (19,05%)

youth dependency ratio

26,10 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 46 in the world of 196 (77,04%); 33 place in Europe from 42 (23,81%)

elderly dependency ratio

28,10 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 179 in the world of 196 (9,18%); 27 place in Europe from 42 (38,10%)

potential support ratio

3,60 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 18 in the world of 196 (91,33%); 16 place in Europe from 42 (64,29%)

Urbanization of the population in Belgium


Population

11 285 721 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 78 in the world of 233 (66,95%); 11 place in Europe from 53 (81,13%)
3,46 % (0,691 % annual) ↘
min: 9 153 489; max: 11 285 721; max-min: 2 132 232 (18,89%); mid: 10 219 605;
1 066 116 (9,45%)
0,484 {annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 157 in the world of 216 (27,78%); 17 place in Europe from 49 (67,35%)
88,71 % (17,74 % annual) ↗
min: -0,027; max: 1,39; max-min: 1,41 (101,96%); mid: 0,680;
-0,196 (-40,42%)

Rural population

241 740 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 155 in the world of 205 (24,88%); 36 place in Europe from 46 (23,91%)
6,32 % (1,26 % annual) ↗
min: 241 740; max: 690 173; max-min: 448 433 (64,97%); mid: 465 957;
-224 217 (-92,75%)
2,14 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 203 in the world of 205 (1,46%); 46 place in Europe from 46 (2,17%)
10,13 % (2,03 % annual) ↗
min: 2,14; max: 7,54; max-min: 5,40 (71,59%); mid: 4,84;
-2,70 (-126,00%)
-1,37 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 183 in the world of 205 (11,22%); 38 place in Europe from 46 (19,57%)
22,46 % (4,49 % annual) ↘
min: -3,82; max: -0,581; max-min: 3,24 (-556,72%); mid: -2,20;
0,833 (-60,98%)

Urban population

11 043 981 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 51 in the world of 214 (76,64%); 10 place in Europe from 48 (81,25%)
3,67 % (0,734 % annual) ↘
min: 8 463 316; max: 11 043 981; max-min: 2 580 665 (23,37%); mid: 9 753 649;
1 290 333 (11,68%)
97,86 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 12 in the world of 214 (94,86%); 3 place in Europe from 48 (95,83%)
0,222 % (0,044 % annual) ↘
min: 92,46; max: 97,86; max-min: 5,40 (5,52%); mid: 95,16;
2,70 (2,76%)
0,525 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 169 in the world of 214 (21,50%); 22 place in Europe from 48 (56,25%)
83,19 % (16,64 % annual) ↗
min: 0,080; max: 1,43; max-min: 1,35 (94,45%); mid: 0,757;
-0,232 (-44,13%)

Population in largest city

2 044 993 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 76 in the world of 151 (50,33%); 10 place in Europe from 34 (73,53%)
4,25 % (0,850 % annual) ↘
min: 1 484 676; max: 2 044 993; max-min: 560 317 (27,40%); mid: 1 764 835;
280 159 (13,70%)
18,12 {[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 151 (60,26%); 13 place in Europe from 34 (64,71%)
0,820 % (0,164 % annual) ↘
min: 16,11; max: 18,12; max-min: 2,01 (11,08%); mid: 17,12;
1,00 (5,54%)

Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million

2 044 993 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 76 in the world of 115 (34,78%); 10 place in Europe from 24 (62,50%)
4,25 % (0,850 % annual) ↘
min: 1 484 676; max: 2 044 993; max-min: 560 317 (27,40%); mid: 1 764 835;
280 159 (13,70%)
18,12 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 64 in the world of 115 (45,22%); 12 place in Europe from 24 (54,17%)
0,820 % (0,164 % annual) ↘
min: 16,09; max: 18,12; max-min: 2,03 (11,19%); mid: 17,11;
1,01 (5,60%)

Migration in Belgium


Population

11 285 721 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 78 in the world of 233 (66,95%); 11 place in Europe from 53 (81,13%)
3,46 % (0,691 % annual) ↘
min: 9 153 489; max: 11 285 721; max-min: 2 132 232 (18,89%); mid: 10 219 605;
1 066 116 (9,45%)

International migrant stock, total

1 386 285 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 214 (82,71%); 12 place in Europe from 48 (77,08%)
24,29 % (4,86 % annual) ↘
min: 851 945; max: 1 386 285; max-min: 534 340 (38,54%); mid: 1 119 115;
267 170 (19,27%)
12,28 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 214 (71,96%); 21 place in Europe from 48 (58,33%)
21,58 % (4,32 % annual) ↘
min: 8,25; max: 12,28; max-min: 4,04 (32,87%); mid: 10,26;
2,02 (16,44%)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

0,313 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 48 in the world of 180 (73,89%); 13 place in Europe from 42 (71,43%)
47,52 % (9,50 % annual) ↘
min: 0,146; max: 0,313; max-min: 0,167 (53,39%); mid: 0,229;
0,084 (26,70%)
35 314 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 51 in the world of 180 (72,22%); 12 place in Europe from 42 (73,81%)
49,33 % (9,87 % annual) ↘
min: 12 265; max: 36 060; max-min: 23 795 (65,99%); mid: 24 163;
11 152 (31,58%)

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

0,0005759 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 167 in the world of 196 (15,31%); 26 place in Europe from 43 (41,86%)
32,26 % (6,45 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0000296; max: 0,0009066; max-min: 0,0008770 (96,74%); mid: 0,0004681;
0,0001078 (18,73%)
65 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 149 in the world of 196 (24,49%); 26 place in Europe from 43 (41,86%)
27,69 % (5,54 % annual) ↗
min: 2; max: 95; max-min: 93 (97,89%); mid: 48,50;
16,50 (25,38%)

Fertility in Belgium


Birth rate, crude

11,10 per 1,000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 163 in the world of 207 (21,74%); 17 place in Europe from 46 (65,22%)
7,21 % (1,44 % annual) ↗
min: 10,90; max: 17,30; max-min: 6,40 (36,99%); mid: 14,10;
-3,00 (-27,03%)

Birth rate, crude

124 143 per year[?] (2015)
(descending): 101 in the world of 207 (51,69%); 11 place in Europe from 46 (78,26%)
4,44 % (0,888 % annual) ↗
min: 114 356; max: 162 822; max-min: 48 466 (29,77%); mid: 138 589;
-14 446 (-11,64%)

Fertility rate

1,75 births per woman[?] (2014)
(descending): 150 in the world of 203 (26,60%); 11 place in Europe from 46 (78,26%)
6,29 % (1,26 % annual) ↗
min: 1,51; max: 2,71; max-min: 1,20 (44,28%); mid: 2,11;
-0,360 (-20,57%)

Adolescent fertility rate

8,06 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19[?] (2015)
(descending): 168 in the world of 193 (13,47%); 26 place in Europe from 40 (37,50%)
18,71 % (3,74 % annual) ↗
min: 8,06; max: 31,34; max-min: 23,29 (74,30%); mid: 19,70;
-11,64 (-144,52%)

Child and maternal mortality in Belgium


Birth rate, crude

124 143 {per year[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 107 in the world of 207 (48,79%); 36 place in Europe from 46 (23,91%)
4,44 % (0,888 % annual) ↗
min: 114 356; max: 162 822; max-min: 48 466 (29,77%); mid: 138 589;
-14 446 (-11,64%)
9,30 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 145 in the world of 206 (30,10%); 19 place in Europe from 46 (60,87%)
4,30 % (0,860 % annual) ↗
min: 9,30; max: 12,70; max-min: 3,40 (26,77%); mid: 11;
-1,70 (-18,28%)

Maternal mortality

9 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 48 in the world of 181 (74,03%); 24 place in Europe from 38 (39,47%)
11,11 % (2,22 % annual) ↗
min: 9; max: 11; max-min: 2 (18,18%); mid: 10;
-1 (-11,11%)
0,0007975 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 23 in the world of 181 (87,85%); 19 place in Europe from 38 (52,63%)
15,09 % (3,02 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0007975; max: 0,0010852; max-min: 0,0002877 (26,51%); mid: 0,0009413;
-0,0001438 (-18,04%)

Number of neonatal deaths

278 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 62 in the world of 192 (68,23%); 26 place in Europe from 42 (40,48%)
9,35 % (1,87 % annual) ↗
min: 278; max: 537; max-min: 259 (48,23%); mid: 407,50;
-129,50 (-46,58%)
0,025 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 23 in the world of 192 (88,54%); 18 place in Europe from 42 (59,52%)
13,27 % (2,65 % annual) ↗
min: 0,025; max: 0,054; max-min: 0,029 (54,28%); mid: 0,039;
-0,015 (-59,36%)

Mortality rate, under 5

522 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 62 in the world of 193 (68,39%); 28 place in Europe from 43 (37,21%)
13,03 % (2,61 % annual) ↗
min: 522; max: 5 614; max-min: 5 092 (90,70%); mid: 3 068;
-2 546 (-487,74%)
0,046 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 26 in the world of 193 (87,05%); 23 place in Europe from 43 (48,84%)
17,07 % (3,41 % annual) ↗
min: 0,046; max: 0,622; max-min: 0,576 (92,57%); mid: 0,334;
-0,288 (-622,78%)

Causes of death in Belgium


Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions

7 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 51 in the world of 172 (70,93%); 37 place in Europe from 40 (10%)
0,714 % (0,143 % annual) ↘
min: 6,70; max: 7; max-min: 0,300 (4,29%); mid: 6,85;
0,150 (2,14%)

Cause of death, by injury

6,40 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 45 in the world of 172 (74,42%); 33 place in Europe from 40 (20%)

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases

86,60 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 124 in the world of 172 (28,49%); 2 place in Europe from 40 (97,50%)
0,058 % (0,012 % annual) ↗
min: 86,60; max: 86,90; max-min: 0,300 (0,345%); mid: 86,75;
-0,150 (-0,173%)

Mortality caused by road traffic injury

6,70 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 34 in the world of 178 (81,46%); 21 place in Europe from 41 (51,22%)

Life Expectancy in Belgium


Life expectancy

80,59 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 34 in the world of 201 (83,58%); 23 place in Europe from 45 (51,11%)
0,502 % (0,100 % annual) ↘
min: 69,70; max: 80,59; max-min: 10,89 (13,51%); mid: 75,14;
5,44 (6,75%)

Life expectancy, male

78,10 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 32 in the world of 201 (84,58%); 22 place in Europe from 45 (53,33%)
0,768 % (0,154 % annual) ↘
min: 66,78; max: 78,10; max-min: 11,32 (14,49%); mid: 72,44;
5,66 (7,25%)

Life expectancy, female

83,20 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 29 in the world of 201 (86,07%); 18 place in Europe from 45 (62,22%)
0,240 % (0,048 % annual) ↘
min: 72,77; max: 83,30; max-min: 10,53 (12,64%); mid: 78,04;
5,17 (6,21%)

The difference in life expectancy between women and men

5,10 [?] (2015)
(descending): 77 in the world of 201 (62,19%); 24 place in Europe from 45 (48,89%)
7,84 % (1,57 % annual) ↗
min: 5,10; max: 6,95; max-min: 1,85 (26,62%); mid: 6,03;
-0,925 (-18,14%)

Survival to age 65 in Belgium


Survival to age 65

18,22 [?] (2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 194 (90,72%); 18 place in Europe from 41 (58,54%)
5,75 % (1,15 % annual) ↘
min: 11,99; max: 18,22; max-min: 6,24 (34,23%); mid: 15,11;
3,12 (17,12%)

Survival to age 65, male

85,11 [?] (2014)
(descending): 31 in the world of 193 (84,46%); 16 place in Europe from 40 (62,50%)
1,49 % (0,299 % annual) ↘
min: 66,50; max: 85,11; max-min: 18,61 (21,87%); mid: 75,80;
9,31 (10,93%)

Survival to age 65, female

91,14 [?] (2014)
(descending): 33 in the world of 193 (83,42%); 19 place in Europe from 40 (55%)
0,512 % (0,102 % annual) ↘
min: 80,06; max: 91,14; max-min: 11,08 (12,16%); mid: 85,60;
5,54 (6,08%)

Probability ratio to live to 65 years of women and men

0,936 [?] (2015)
(descending): 45 in the world of 193 (77,20%); 13 place in Europe from 40 (70%)
1,23 % (0,246 % annual) ↘
min: 0,824; max: 0,936; max-min: 0,112 (11,94%); mid: 0,880;
0,056 (5,97%)

Age structure in Belgium


0-14 years

17,12 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 175 in the world of 227 (23,35%); 14 place in Europe from 51 (74,51%)

15-24 years

11,47 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 194 in the world of 227 (14,98%); 25 place in Europe from 51 (52,94%)

25-54 years

40,25 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 119 in the world of 227 (48,02%); 40 place in Europe from 51 (23,53%)

55-64 years

12,76 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 46 in the world of 227 (80,18%); 29 place in Europe from 51 (45,10%)

65 years and over

18,40 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 227 (88,99%); 23 place in Europe from 51 (56,86%)

The ratio of women/men in Belgium


0-14 years

1,05 [?] (2015)
(descending): 93 in the world of 227 (59,47%); 42 place in Europe from 51 (19,61%)

15-24 years

1,04 [?] (2015)
(descending): 99 in the world of 227 (56,83%); 42 place in Europe from 51 (19,61%)

25-54 years

1,02 [?] (2015)
(descending): 88 in the world of 227 (61,67%); 27 place in Europe from 51 (49,02%)

55-64 years

0,980 [?] (2015)
(descending): 77 in the world of 227 (66,52%); 22 place in Europe from 51 (58,82%)

65 years and over

0,767 [?] (2015)
(descending): 140 in the world of 227 (38,77%); 23 place in Europe from 51 (56,86%)

Average age in Belgium


total

41,40 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 227 (84,14%); 28 place in Europe from 51 (47,06%)

male

40,20 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 227 (87,22%); 22 place in Europe from 51 (58,82%)

female

42,70 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 38 in the world of 227 (83,70%); 30 place in Europe from 51 (43,14%)

Tourism in Belgium


International tourism, number of arrivals

7 887 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 39 in the world of 195 (80,51%); 19 place in Europe from 44 (59,09%)
8,89 % (1,78 % annual) ↘
min: 5 560 000; max: 7 887 000; max-min: 2 327 000 (29,50%); mid: 6 723 500;
1 163 500 (14,75%)

International tourism, number of departures

10 818 000 people[?] (2013)
(descending): 20 in the world of 107 (82,24%); 11 place in Europe from 35 (71,43%)
18,64 % (3,73 % annual) ↘
min: 5 645 000; max: 10 818 000; max-min: 5 173 000 (47,82%); mid: 8 231 500;
2 586 500 (23,91%)