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Contents: Urban Agglomerations

The population development of the urban agglomerations in Belgium.

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1990-01-01
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1995-01-01
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2020-01-01
Antwerpen (Anvers) [Antwerp]Agglomeration787,771785,663777,464791,217821,946859,023884,060
Brugge (Bruges)Agglomeration117,460116,273116,246117,327116,741117,886118,656
Bruxelles (Brussel) [Brussels]Agglomeration1,471,8741,473,6971,490,8261,553,8481,655,9841,762,6711,830,557
CharleroiAgglomeration294,962294,493287,672287,592289,970291,206290,998
GenkAgglomeration61,34361,99662,84263,60764,75765,46366,447
Gent (Gand) [Ghent]Agglomeration324,628324,354324,815334,006350,308363,810377,978
HasseltAgglomeration93,38196,29797,898100,265104,879108,947111,667
Kortrijk (Courtrai)Agglomeration144,833146,189145,269143,245145,365147,056150,866
Leuven (Louvain)Agglomeration102,656105,483106,862108,999115,493119,410124,195
Liège (Luik)Agglomeration484,518482,811473,572473,403485,243496,475501,547
Mechelen (Malines)Agglomeration106,419107,616108,565111,299115,758119,171123,025
Mons (Bergen)Agglomeration192,667192,076188,196187,270188,724193,325193,863
Namur (Namen)Agglomeration103,466105,014105,419106,767108,950110,646111,432
Oostende (Ostende) [Ostend]Agglomeration80,79381,88381,35583,57685,26687,76189,788
Roeselare (Roulers)Agglomeration52,51253,61754,19955,38057,43260,38663,478
Sint-Niklaas (Saint-Nicolas)Agglomeration67,97968,39768,29069,08271,80674,28978,531
Tournai (Doornik)Agglomeration67,76768,08667,37967,47669,04369,75669,083
TurnhoutAgglomeration49,04650,70751,00952,12853,63555,80059,257
VerviersAgglomeration76,65077,35176,41876,28079,77980,30880,238

Source: Statistics Belgium (web).

Explanation: Agglomerations as defined by L. Vanderstraeten and E. Van Hecke in: "Les régions urbaines en Belgique", Belgeo, 1/2019, DOI: 10.4000/belgeo.32246 (without banlieues and outer zones, but with the southeast extension of Brussels).