Belgium Rural Population 1960-2022

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 2020 was 221,991, a 1.37% decline from 2019.
  • Belgium rural population for 2019 was 225,069, a 1.47% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 57,119,368
Germany 18,768,241
Italy 17,247,441
Poland 15,164,002
France 12,821,248
United Kingdom 10,819,646
Japan 10,341,204
South Korea 9,623,938
Spain 9,086,766
Canada 7,007,406
Saudi Arabia 5,470,303
Austria 3,678,525
Argentina 3,579,773
Australia 3,534,280
Portugal 3,471,945
Czech Republic 2,775,187
Hungary 2,735,589
Slovak Republic 2,524,162
Chile 2,346,132
Switzerland 2,252,934
Greece 2,173,649
Ireland 1,815,432
Croatia 1,717,915
Panama 1,362,863
Netherlands 1,354,130
UAE 1,281,005
Sweden 1,244,794
Slovenia 942,579
Norway 915,909
Lithuania 893,018
Finland 801,014
Oman 700,833
Denmark 693,004
Israel 683,249
New Zealand 676,263
Trinidad and Tobago 654,766
Latvia 602,505
Estonia 409,580
Cyprus 400,590
Belgium 221,991
Puerto Rico 205,025
Barbados 197,737
Bahrain 178,564
Uruguay 155,797
Channel Islands 120,027
French Polynesia 106,814
Brunei 95,153
New Caledonia 77,460
Antigua and Barbuda 74,001
Bahamas 65,889
Aruba 60,112
Luxembourg 54,041
Seychelles 41,801
Isle of Man 40,052
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,786
Liechtenstein 32,639
Faroe Islands 28,147
Malta 27,609
Iceland 22,359
Qatar 22,040
Curacao 16,955
British Virgin Islands 15,568
Andorra 9,337
Guam 8,544
Greenland 7,169
Northern Mariana Islands 4,721
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,316
Palau 3,440
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,476
San Marino 849
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Belgium Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 221,991 1.92 -1.38%
2019 225,069 1.96 -1.48%
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 %