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Contents: Région de Bruxelles-Capitale

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1,219,970 Population [2021] – census

1,249,597 Population [2024] – estimate

161.4km² Area

7,742/km² Density [2024]

Contents: Municipalities

The population of the municipalities in the Region of Brussels according to official estimates.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, citizenship).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1970-12-31
Population
Census
1981-03-01
Population
Census
1991-03-01
Population
Estimate
2001-01-01
Population
Census
2011-01-01
Population
Estimate
2016-01-01
Population
Census
2021-01-01
Population
Estimate
2024-01-01
AnderlechtMunicipality103,79694,76487,88488,822107,911117,412121,929126,581
Auderghem (Oudergem)Municipality34,54630,43529,22428,91631,40633,16134,72335,350
Berchem-Sainte-Agathe (Sint-Agatha-Berchem)Municipality19,08718,71918,48919,03722,77024,22425,44125,787
Bruxelles (Brussel) [Brussels]Municipality161,080139,678136,424134,395163,229178,552186,916196,828
EtterbeekMunicipality51,03044,21838,89439,63445,25647,18048,33149,775
EvereMunicipality26,95730,52029,22931,61036,49139,55643,06145,234
Forest (Vorst)Municipality55,13550,60746,43746,04851,83955,61356,28158,044
GanshorenMunicipality21,14721,44520,42219,86123,05524,26925,18925,564
Ixelles (Elsene)Municipality86,45075,72372,61072,89882,20485,54187,48889,278
JetteMunicipality40,01340,10938,42340,07547,94651,42652,85454,107
KoekelbergMunicipality17,57016,64316,13616,34320,25721,63821,87322,648
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean (Sint-Jans-Molenbeek)Municipality68,41170,85068,75972,38091,73396,58698,11298,365
Saint-Gilles (Sint-Gillis)Municipality55,05546,07642,68442,25448,43750,65949,19649,293
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode (Sint-Joost-ten-Node)Municipality23,63320,38121,31722,20827,35827,40227,12426,895
Schaerbeek (Schaarbeek)Municipality118,950106,754102,702106,641125,658132,590131,451130,405
Uccle (Ukkel)Municipality78,90976,00473,72174,66878,28481,94484,77486,806
Watermael-Boitsfort (Watermaal-Bosvoorde)Municipality25,12324,88024,56724,60924,24724,61925,22125,295
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert (Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe)Municipality47,36048,80147,96346,21551,51454,31158,01060,771
Woluwe-Saint-Pierre (Sint-Pieters-Woluwe)Municipality40,88440,68638,16037,79139,49341,20741,99642,571
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale (Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest) [Brussels]Region1,075,136997,293954,045964,4051,119,0881,187,8901,219,9701,249,597

Source: Statistics Belgium.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2022)
Males600,281
Females622,356
Age Groups (E 2022)
0-17 years273,645
18-64 years788,876
65+ years160,116
Age Distribution (E 2022)
90+ years10,536
80-89 years36,250
70-79 years67,257
60-69 years103,773
50-59 years146,136
40-49 years174,935
30-39 years198,906
20-29 years183,467
10-19 years145,276
0-9 years156,101
Citizenship (E 2022)
Belgium783,900
EU 27 (w/o UK)282,055
Europe (other)18,049
Asia45,685
Africa68,008
Other / Unknown Citizenship24,940