Belgium Rural Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 215,837, a 1.07% decline from 2021.
  • Belgium rural population for 2021 was 218,168, a 1.57% decline from 2020.
  • Belgium rural population for 2020 was 221,657, a 1.52% decline from 2019.
  • Belgium rural population for 2019 was 225,069, a 1.47% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,378,923
Germany 18,730,526
Italy 16,705,485
Poland 14,679,358
France 12,568,575
United Kingdom 10,448,877
Japan 10,066,305
South Korea 9,588,890
Spain 8,932,638
Canada 7,103,929
Saudi Arabia 5,559,991
Austria 3,684,012
Argentina 3,538,352
Australia 3,513,869
Portugal 3,395,541
Czech Republic 2,734,517
Hungary 2,646,824
Slovak Republic 2,503,549
Chile 2,369,699
Switzerland 2,273,624
Greece 2,048,160
Ireland 1,836,398
Croatia 1,610,908
Panama 1,360,444
Netherlands 1,259,248
Sweden 1,206,837
UAE 1,176,081
Slovenia 934,533
Lithuania 892,957
Norway 891,476
Finland 795,579
Trinidad and Tobago 714,385
Israel 691,676
Denmark 686,700
New Zealand 672,077
Latvia 591,254
Oman 560,597
Cyprus 414,105
Estonia 409,926
Belgium 215,837
Puerto Rico 205,872
Barbados 193,416
Bahrain 151,007
Uruguay 147,591
Channel Islands 119,980
French Polynesia 115,865
Brunei 94,946
New Caledonia 74,507
Antigua and Barbuda 70,935
Bahamas 67,680
Aruba 59,554
Luxembourg 53,025
Seychelles 49,874
Isle of Man 39,495
Liechtenstein 33,610
St. Kitts and Nevis 32,888
Faroe Islands 30,379
Malta 27,220
Iceland 22,951
Qatar 18,381
Curacao 16,462
British Virgin Islands 15,862
Andorra 9,730
Guam 8,432
Greenland 6,954
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,073
Northern Mariana Islands 3,973
Palau 3,258
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,721
San Marino 763
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Cayman Islands 0
St. Martin (French part) 0
Bermuda 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Belgium Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 215,837 1.85 -1.07%
2021 218,168 1.88 -1.59%
2020 221,657 1.92 -1.53%
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 0.00%