Belgium Rural Population 1960-2021

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. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Belgium rural population for 2019 was 224,973, a 1.51% decline from 2018.
  • Belgium rural population for 2018 was 228,427, a 1.51% decline from 2017.
  • Belgium rural population for 2017 was 231,939, a 1.64% decline from 2016.
  • Belgium rural population for 2016 was 235,807, a 1.53% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,576,495
Germany 18,807,964
Italy 17,645,430
Poland 15,174,300
France 12,936,523
United Kingdom 10,926,089
Japan 10,482,515
South Korea 9,602,379
Spain 9,149,372
Canada 6,960,780
Saudi Arabia 5,460,690
Austria 3,682,651
Argentina 3,599,141
Australia 3,519,551
Portugal 3,515,838
Czech Republic 2,782,553
Hungary 2,770,367
Slovak Republic 2,523,654
Chile 2,341,903
Switzerland 2,242,404
Greece 2,208,848
Ireland 1,808,321
Croatia 1,739,182
Netherlands 1,408,121
Panama 1,356,355
UAE 1,290,785
Sweden 1,264,288
Slovenia 943,292
Norway 929,678
Lithuania 895,831
Finland 803,426
Oman 724,209
Denmark 698,575
Israel 678,907
New Zealand 658,140
Trinidad and Tobago 653,029
Latvia 607,846
Estonia 410,566
Cyprus 397,867
Belgium 224,973
Puerto Rico 205,163
Barbados 197,594
Bahrain 174,063
Uruguay 158,340
Channel Islands 118,978
French Polynesia 106,417
Brunei 95,574
New Caledonia 83,163
Antigua and Barbuda 73,318
Bahamas 65,698
Aruba 60,019
Luxembourg 54,408
Seychelles 41,863
Isle of Man 39,979
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,562
Liechtenstein 32,555
Faroe Islands 28,124
Malta 26,751
Qatar 22,996
Iceland 22,203
Curacao 17,175
British Virgin Islands 15,581
Andorra 9,269
Guam 8,601
Greenland 7,280
Northern Mariana Islands 4,744
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,444
Palau 3,517
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,536
San Marino 891
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Belgium Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 224,973 1.96 -1.52%
2018 228,427 2.00 -1.53%
2017 231,939 2.04 -1.65%
2016 235,807 2.08 -1.54%
2015 239,464 2.12 -1.42%
2014 242,900 2.17 -1.57%
2013 246,734 2.21 -1.54%
2012 250,572 2.26 -1.40%
2011 254,101 2.30 -0.72%
2010 255,937 2.35 -1.11%
2009 258,792 2.40 -1.18%
2008 261,859 2.45 -1.23%
2007 265,111 2.50 -1.29%
2006 268,551 2.55 -1.32%
2005 272,130 2.60 -1.47%
2004 276,160 2.65 -1.58%
2003 280,571 2.70 -1.60%
2002 285,082 2.76 -1.53%
2001 289,464 2.81 -1.66%
2000 294,313 2.87 -1.96%
1999 300,145 2.94 -2.09%
1998 306,498 3.00 -2.16%
1997 313,175 3.08 -2.10%
1996 319,832 3.15 -2.13%
1995 326,709 3.22 -2.15%
1994 333,815 3.30 -2.03%
1993 340,654 3.38 -1.95%
1992 347,362 3.46 -1.91%
1991 354,059 3.54 -1.97%
1990 361,118 3.62 -2.02%
1989 368,490 3.71 -1.98%
1988 375,867 3.80 -2.00%
1987 383,459 3.89 -2.26%
1986 392,205 3.98 -2.28%
1985 401,233 4.07 -2.28%
1984 410,476 4.17 -2.33%
1983 420,141 4.26 -2.33%
1982 430,030 4.36 -2.34%
1981 440,204 4.47 -3.39%
1980 455,398 4.62 -3.82%
1979 473,116 4.80 -3.81%
1978 491,485 5.00 -3.81%
1977 510,589 5.19 -3.77%
1976 530,184 5.40 -2.02%
1975 540,999 5.52 -1.90%
1974 551,360 5.64 -1.88%
1973 561,805 5.77 -1.86%
1972 572,373 5.89 -1.79%
1971 582,711 6.02 -2.00%
1970 594,492 6.16 -2.09%
1969 607,025 6.29 -1.89%
1968 618,582 6.43 -1.78%
1967 629,663 6.57 -1.61%
1966 639,888 6.72 -1.49%
1965 649,491 6.86 -1.24%
1964 657,593 7.01 -1.21%
1963 665,612 7.17 -1.41%
1962 675,039 7.32 -1.29%
1961 683,837 7.45 -0.92%
1960 690,173 7.54 %