Belgium: Percent female population

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 Belgium

Female population, percent of total

 Latest value 50.56
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 51.02
 Min - Max 50.56 - 51.14
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Belgium during that period was 51.02 percent with a minimum of 50.56 percent in 2023 and a maximum of 51.14 percent in 1980. The latest value from 2023 is 50.56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 50.00 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 female population - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belgium - Percent female population - historical chart - 1960-2023




Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

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 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 20.09 2023 percent
 Percent children 16.34 2023 percent
 Percent female population 50.56 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 1.81 2023 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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