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The population of the provinces of Belgium according to official estimates.

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
2011-01-01
Population
Estimate
2016-01-01
Population
Estimate
2020-01-01
 
Antwerpen [Antwerp]Province1,764,7731,824,1361,869,730
Brabant Wallon [Walloon Brabant]Province382,866396,840406,019
HainautProvince1,317,2841,337,1571,346,840
LiègeProvince1,077,2031,098,6881,109,800
LimburgProvince844,621863,425877,370
LuxembourgProvince271,352280,327286,752
NamurProvince476,835489,204495,832
Oost-Vlaanderen [East Flanders]Province1,445,8311,486,7221,525,255
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale (Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest) [Brussels]Region1,119,0881,187,8901,218,255
Vlaams-Brabant [Flemish Brabant]Province1,086,4461,121,6931,155,843
West-Vlaanderen [West Flanders]Province1,164,9671,181,8281,200,945
België / Belgique [Belgium]Kingdom10,951,26611,267,91011,492,641

Contents: Urban Areas

The population of all urban areas in Belgium with at least 5,000 inhabitants.

Name StatusProvincePopulation
Estimate
2011-01-01
Population
Estimate
2016-01-01
Population
Estimate
2020-01-01
 
Aalst (Alost)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen117,152121,132125,083
AalterUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen10,07110,57411,283
AarschotUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant / Antwerpen20,98121,74322,324
AndenneUrban AreaNamur13,22613,72614,584
Antwerpen (Anvers) [Antwerp]Urban AreaAntwerpen / Oost-Vlaanderen908,582942,180963,668
ArendonkUrban AreaAntwerpen11,17511,55011,792
Arlon (Aarlen)Urban AreaLuxembourg21,19922,24922,814
Asper - ZingemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen7,7318,0418,234
Ath (Aat)Urban AreaHainaut15,39315,76616,094
AubangeUrban AreaLuxembourg15,01615,65516,010
AvelgemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,9157,1457,330
Averbode - Testelt (Montaigu-Zichem)Urban AreaVlaams-Brabant5,2925,5115,536
Basècles - QuevaucampsUrban AreaHainaut7,3187,4637,439
Bassenge (Bitsingen)Urban AreaLiège8,3388,6188,554
Bastogne (Bastenaken)Urban AreaLuxembourg7,1467,2747,643
BeernemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,2315,2955,532
Beerse - VosselaarUrban AreaAntwerpen22,09123,15523,740
BegijnendijkUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant / Antwerpen5,2465,3285,534
Berendrecht - ZandvlietUrban AreaAntwerpen9,5239,5339,667
BeringenUrban AreaLimburg23,79925,02325,971
BerlaarUrban AreaAntwerpen6,0686,3416,765
BernissartUrban AreaHainaut8,6178,7318,674
BertrixUrban AreaLuxembourg5,3975,5205,634
BetekomUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant4,7954,9244,932
BeverloUrban AreaLimburg5,4445,8455,970
BilzenUrban AreaLimburg14,06014,55714,938
BincheUrban AreaHainaut25,68526,02226,152
BlankenbergeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen18,90519,75620,193
BocholtUrban AreaLimburg4,7104,8205,067
BooischotUrban AreaAntwerpen5,6575,9836,199
Boortmeerbeek - HaachtUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant8,2108,3148,863
Bornem - PuursUrban AreaAntwerpen17,42117,80818,192
Braine-le-Comte ('s Gravenbrakel)Urban AreaHainaut13,15313,28513,709
BrakelUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen6,2816,5766,595
BrechtUrban AreaAntwerpen8,6318,9089,139
BreeUrban AreaLimburg9,0229,4039,595
Brugge (Bruges)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen119,953120,989121,346
Bruxelles (Brussel)Urban AreaRégion de Bruxelles-Capitale / Vlaams-Brabant / Brabant Wallon1,781,0941,874,4341,924,937
BuggenhoutUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen / Antwerpen17,15417,38317,596
Burst - Bambrugge - AaigemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,2185,4635,658
CharleroiUrban AreaHainaut / Namur355,316356,907357,520
CineyUrban AreaNamur7,8718,1748,184
Comines-Warneton - Wervik (Komen-Waasten)Urban AreaHainaut / West-Vlaanderen20,01020,47220,648
DeinzeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen25,95727,01027,551
Dendermonde (Termonde)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen31,44832,22632,715
DesselUrban AreaAntwerpen8,3708,6518,795
DiestUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant14,01714,44215,038
Diksmuide (Dixmude)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,1176,2286,328
Dilsen-StokkemUrban AreaLimburg17,21217,65218,046
DinantUrban AreaNamur9,1258,9508,565
Dottignies (Moeskroen)Urban AreaHainaut / West-Vlaanderen7,4377,7628,007
ÉcaussinnesUrban AreaHainaut8,1708,3938,689
Eeklo - MaldegemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen35,33636,30037,589
EernegemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen4,9885,0705,136
EkeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,1825,4975,609
Enghien (Edingen)Urban AreaHainaut / Brabant Wallon / Vlaams-Brabant15,29415,80616,291
ErtveldeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen7,3997,4387,569
EsneuxUrban AreaLiège6,4136,3306,377
EssenUrban AreaAntwerpen10,69811,15611,627
EupenUrban AreaLiège17,24517,72718,126
FleurusUrban AreaHainaut5,6525,8755,959
GavereUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,4785,6695,786
GeelUrban AreaAntwerpen20,89822,57123,813
GeluweUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,0464,9875,232
GemblouxUrban AreaNamur11,97413,40613,962
Genappe (Genepien)Urban AreaBrabant Wallon5,2515,3925,583
GenkUrban AreaLimburg77,31178,21078,877
Gent (Gand) [Ghent]Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen396,156410,765422,026
Geraardsbergen (Grammont)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen16,42816,89117,115
GrobbendonkUrban AreaAntwerpen10,51210,72410,794
HaachtUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant5,8705,9596,259
Haasrode - BlandenUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant4,9554,8654,876
HammeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen15,78516,21316,431
HamontUrban AreaLimburg7,7597,9977,989
Hannut (Hannuit)Urban AreaLiège8,0258,1208,396
HasseltUrban AreaLimburg159,431164,291167,594
HechtelUrban AreaLimburg5,3045,5435,576
Heist-op-den-BergUrban AreaAntwerpen22,18823,72024,310
Hekelgem - BaardegemUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant / Oost-Vlaanderen14,23014,90915,183
Hennuyeres - Virginal-Samme ('s Gravenbrakel)Urban AreaHainaut / Brabant Wallon4,6154,9155,061
HerentalsUrban AreaAntwerpen18,04418,75619,258
HerenthoutUrban AreaAntwerpen7,1977,3157,641
HerveUrban AreaLiège6,6516,5946,620
HeusdenUrban AreaLimburg14,52615,07015,369
HulshoutUrban AreaAntwerpen8,1888,3468,492
Huy - Amay - Wanze (Hoei)Urban AreaLiège49,07950,09450,526
Ieper (Ypres)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen20,63920,74720,805
Jodoigne (Geldenaken)Urban AreaBrabant Wallon4,7395,1375,277
KalmthoutUrban AreaAntwerpen12,90113,25513,683
Kapelle-op-den-BosUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant6,7357,0107,118
KasterleeUrban AreaAntwerpen6,8927,1197,347
Kelmis (La Calamine)Urban AreaLiège9,0728,9739,136
KesselUrban AreaAntwerpen6,7336,7996,904
Knokke-HeistUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen31,59530,96030,503
Koksijde - De PanneUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen27,35527,67127,878
KortemarkUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,0905,2735,551
Kortrijk (Courtrai)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen203,268206,582211,737
KruibekeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen16,14916,64716,965
La LouvièreUrban AreaHainaut137,492141,231142,040
LanakenUrban AreaLimburg17,67117,95018,021
LandenUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant8,4038,7248,859
LebbekeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen12,73713,18513,608
LedegemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,3226,3126,575
LennikUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant5,1535,3605,397
Leopoldsburg (Bourg-Léopold)Urban AreaLimburg11,55811,90112,373
Lessines (Lessen)Urban AreaHainaut10,58110,75610,882
Leuven (Louvain)Urban AreaVlaams-Brabant155,278159,728164,635
Leuze-en-HainautUrban AreaHainaut6,5626,5306,591
LibramontUrban AreaLuxembourg4,8014,9214,975
LichtaartUrban AreaAntwerpen5,4135,4475,650
LichterveldeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,4216,6466,812
Liège (Luik)Urban AreaLiège531,883541,668545,812
Lier (Lierre)Urban AreaAntwerpen28,58629,56231,371
LilleUrban AreaAntwerpen7,5767,6107,577
LokerenUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen29,17730,08931,301
LommelUrban AreaLimburg28,85029,66329,998
LonderzeelUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant6,7487,0507,351
MaaseikUrban AreaLimburg11,77111,91012,112
MaasmechelenUrban AreaLimburg30,40530,91231,917
MalmedyUrban AreaLiège5,9835,9746,251
Marche-en-FamenneUrban AreaLuxembourg13,22113,28313,457
Mechelen (Malines)Urban AreaAntwerpen / Vlaams-Brabant116,930120,557123,868
MeerhoutUrban AreaAntwerpen6,5806,9047,106
MerchtemUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant7,7278,1508,721
MerksplasUrban AreaAntwerpen5,9306,1176,141
MeulebekeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,6546,7546,693
MiddelkerkeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen14,39614,71814,902
Minderhout - MeerUrban AreaAntwerpen11,09412,14912,558
MolUrban AreaAntwerpen38,82640,99242,408
Mons (Bergen)Urban AreaHainaut203,832207,023208,035
Mont-Saint-Guibert - ChastreUrban AreaBrabant Wallon11,69512,54613,027
Moorslede - PassendaleUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,8905,9046,071
Mouscron (Moeskroen)Urban AreaHainaut / West-Vlaanderen54,13056,07557,128
MunsterbilzenUrban AreaLimburg5,2515,1825,229
Namur (Namen)Urban AreaNamur100,914101,792102,439
NeeroeterenUrban AreaLimburg7,4457,6667,728
NeupréUrban AreaLiège7,2387,3577,335
Nieuwpoort (Nieuport)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen10,65710,62910,878
NijlenUrban AreaAntwerpen12,45913,28913,573
Ninove - Denderleeuw - Liedekerke - Ternat - RoosdaalUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen / Vlaams-Brabant85,92088,45191,822
Nivelles (Nijvel)Urban AreaBrabant Wallon23,95624,78525,051
Oevel - O.-L.-V. Olen - Sint-Jozef-OlenUrban AreaAntwerpen12,19412,55912,879
Olen - Noorderwijk - MorkhovenUrban AreaAntwerpen9,1469,3649,634
Oostende (Ostende) [Ostend]Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen109,120111,293113,648
OostkampUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen8,2918,3968,909
OostmalleUrban AreaAntwerpen5,9906,3226,551
OostrozebekeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,5315,7536,035
OpglabbeekUrban AreaLimburg7,8037,8948,077
OpwijkUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant9,2239,96410,312
Oudenaarde (Audenarde)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen25,57226,73727,339
OvermereUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen4,8634,9985,074
PaalUrban AreaLimburg10,07610,51310,788
PeltUrban AreaLimburg32,42233,57034,679
PéruwelzUrban AreaHainaut10,11310,20410,243
Perwez (Perwijs)Urban AreaBrabant Wallon4,4745,1545,337
Pont-à-CellesUrban AreaHainaut7,4137,5337,627
PoperingeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen10,63210,62410,541
RavelsUrban AreaAntwerpen5,2265,3845,583
RebecqUrban AreaBrabant Wallon7,7487,9237,902
RetieUrban AreaAntwerpen6,1466,3396,743
RijkevorselUrban AreaAntwerpen9,0449,4539,674
Roeselare (Roulers)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen97,851101,056104,713
Ronse (Renaix)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen23,10523,85424,376
Sambreville - FleurusUrban AreaNamur / Hainaut54,42455,37755,978
Scherpenheuvel (Montaigu)Urban AreaVlaams-Brabant11,37211,52311,743
Sint-Amands - MariekerkeUrban AreaAntwerpen8,1338,4848,579
Sint-Gillis-WaasUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,4125,5865,616
Sint-Lievens-HoutemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen6,2226,4516,700
Sint-Niklaas (Saint-Nicolas)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen99,478103,097107,504
Sint-Pauwels - KemzekeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,2575,2755,406
Sint-Truiden (Saint-Trond)Urban AreaLimburg24,27224,59524,950
Soignies (Zinnik)Urban AreaHainaut14,71215,21115,940
SpaUrban AreaLiège10,79310,69210,485
SprimontUrban AreaLiège4,8074,9385,193
StekeneUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen9,2219,52810,085
TessenderloUrban AreaLimburg / Vlaams-Brabant14,22414,61414,867
Thuin - LobbesUrban AreaHainaut8,4238,4948,761
TieltUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen11,46911,86612,243
Tienen (Tirlemont)Urban AreaVlaams-Brabant24,69325,84226,800
Tongeren (Tongres)Urban AreaLimburg20,21320,55321,063
TorhoutUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen21,52922,12622,211
Tournai (Doornik)Urban AreaHainaut54,46454,48253,866
Tremelo - KeerbergenUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant / Antwerpen32,96333,25233,749
TurnhoutUrban AreaAntwerpen50,34752,52155,474
VeldegemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen7,1337,2187,501
VerviersUrban AreaLiège78,95178,44878,653
Veurne (Furnes)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen7,4207,7158,192
VichteUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,3965,5805,706
VirtonUrban AreaLuxembourg7,5607,5237,468
VorselaarUrban AreaAntwerpen6,3796,6346,778
VorstUrban AreaAntwerpen6,0046,3316,640
Waardamme - RuddervoordeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen4,5684,7764,823
WachtebekeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen4,4054,7145,032
WaregemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen31,20932,33233,280
Waremme (Borgworm)Urban AreaLiège11,42411,55411,949
WelkenraedtUrban AreaLiège8,5708,7219,018
WezelUrban AreaAntwerpen4,8625,0165,120
WillebroekUrban AreaAntwerpen28,62629,96231,514
WuustwezelUrban AreaAntwerpen5,0925,1825,611
YvoirUrban AreaNamur7,5777,7117,688
ZandhovenUrban AreaAntwerpen5,8115,9036,077
ZeleUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen15,38715,36615,925
ZelzateUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen16,50116,49117,040
Zoerle-Parwijs - VoortkapelUrban AreaAntwerpen6,2846,3476,538
ZomergemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen4,7034,8875,012
ZottegemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen32,17233,23834,534
ZulteUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen9,78110,18610,357

Source: Population of sectors by Statistics Belgium (web).

Explanation: The urban areas are defined and computed by »City Population«. They constructed by sectors with built-up areas and high population desity that observe a maximum distance of 500m.