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Population of Belgium 2022

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe. It’s the high-density populated country in the world and the 6th most densely populated country in Europe. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Belgium in 2021 is 11,589,616 (11.60 million or 1.16 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Belgium Population 2022

Belgium has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 0.44 %. Its estimated population in 2022 is 1,16,68,276 (11.7 million)* equivalent to 0.15% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Belgium is 30,278 sq. km (11,690 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Belgium is 383 per Km2 (991 people per mi2).

Population of Belgium in 2022 – 11.7 million or 1.17 Crore (Approx)
Belgium2022 Population
Total Population1,16,68,276 (11.7 million or 1.17 Crore)
Global Rank82
Share of World Pop.0.15%
Land Area 30,278 sq. km (11,690 sq. mi)
Area Rank136
Pop. Density383 people/sq. km (991 people per mi2).
Capital CityBrussels

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Belgium Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Belgium1.71
Infant mortality rate ** in Belgium2.4
Median Age in Belgium 41.9 Years
Life Expectancy in Belgium82.17 years
Urban Population of  Belgium98.3 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Belgium

Religion in Belgium 

  • Christians – 69.4%
    – Catholicism 54.0%
    – Protestantism 3.0%
    – Orthodoxy 1.0%
    – Other Christians 2.0%
  • No Religion (21.0%)
  • Islam (5.0%)
  • Buddhism (0.3%)
  • Judaism (0.3%)
  • Other religions (4.0%)

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Belgium by Population

#CityRegionPopultion
1AntwerpFlanders5,23,248
2GhentFlanders2,60,341
3CharleroiWallonia2,01,816
4LiègeWallonia1,97,355
5City of BrusselsBrussels1,79,277
6SchaerbeekBrussels1,33,010
7AnderlechtBrussels1,18,382
8BrugesFlanders1,18,284
9NamurWallonia1,10,939
10LeuvenFlanders1,01,396
11Sint-Jans-MolenbeekBrussels97,005
12MonsWallonia95,299
13IxellesBrussels86,513
14MechelenFlanders86,304
15AalstFlanders85,715
16UccleBrussels82,275
17La LouvièreWallonia80,637
18HasseltFlanders77,651
19Sint-NiklaasFlanders76,756
20KortrijkFlanders76,265