Belgium: Percent children

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 Belgium

Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 16.53
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 19.42
 Min - Max 16.53 - 23.98
 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 19.42 percent with a minimum of 16.53 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 23.98 percent in 1966. The latest value from 2022 is 16.53 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 26.50 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 children - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Percent children - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.


 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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