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 2021 was 218,200, a 1.61% decline from 2020.
  • Belgium rural population for 2020 was 221,765, a 1.47% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
United States 56,843,442
Germany 18,667,512
Italy 16,924,836
Poland 15,084,074
France 12,661,527
United Kingdom 10,669,915
Japan 10,221,684
South Korea 9,617,303
Spain 8,965,568
Canada 7,017,013
Saudi Arabia 5,474,978
Austria 3,672,522
Argentina 3,559,798
Australia 3,510,320
Portugal 3,414,362
Czech Republic 2,759,991
Hungary 2,694,979
Slovak Republic 2,515,539
Chile 2,340,642
Switzerland 2,261,756
Greece 2,128,861
Ireland 1,814,588
Croatia 1,642,337
Panama 1,368,149
Netherlands 1,302,381
UAE 1,268,967
Sweden 1,225,108
Slovenia 939,156
Norway 901,946
Lithuania 887,542
Finland 798,226
Denmark 688,752
Israel 686,007
New Zealand 676,747
Oman 676,741
Trinidad and Tobago 655,867
Latvia 594,684
Estonia 406,552
Cyprus 402,894
Belgium 218,200
Puerto Rico 209,130
Barbados 197,811
Bahrain 181,438
Uruguay 153,242
Channel Islands 120,897
French Polynesia 107,176
Brunei 94,691
New Caledonia 76,538
Antigua and Barbuda 74,658
Bahamas 66,027
Aruba 60,173
Luxembourg 53,222
Seychelles 41,693
Isle of Man 40,078
St. Kitts and Nevis 36,997
Liechtenstein 32,718
Faroe Islands 28,165
Malta 26,826
Iceland 22,546
Qatar 21,158
Curacao 16,703
British Virgin Islands 15,540
Andorra 9,392
Guam 8,484
Greenland 7,078
Northern Mariana Islands 4,697
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 4,192
Palau 3,365
Turks and Caicos Islands 2,419
San Marino 809
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0
Gibraltar 0
Kuwait 0
Bermuda 0
Cayman Islands 0
Monaco 0
Singapore 0
Hong Kong 0
Macao 0
Belgium Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 218,200 1.88 -1.62%
2020 221,765 1.92 -1.48%
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 %