Belgium: Percent urban population

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 Belgium

Percent urban population

 Latest value 98.15
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 96.00
 Min - Max 92.46 - 98.15
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Belgium during that period was 96 percent with a minimum of 92.46 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 98.15 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 98.15 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 61.03 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Belgium - Percent urban population - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Percent urban population - historical chart - 1960-2022




The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for Belgium and other countries.
Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 11.69 2022 million
 Percent urban population 98.15 2022 percent
 Population density 383 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 19.73 2022 percent
 Percent children 16.53 2022 percent
 Percent female population 50.59 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 1.85 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 56.89 2022 percent
 Refugee population 151,408 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 12 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.86 2022 percent
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