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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
2021-01-01
 
Antwerpen [Antwerp]Province1,764,7731,824,1361,875,524
Brabant Wallon [Walloon Brabant]Province382,866396,840407,397
HainautProvince1,317,2841,337,1571,345,947
LiègeProvince1,077,2031,098,6881,109,067
LimburgProvince844,621863,425880,397
LuxembourgProvince271,352280,327288,722
NamurProvince476,835489,204497,073
Oost-Vlaanderen [East Flanders]Province1,445,8311,486,7221,531,745
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale (Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest) [Brussels]Region1,119,0881,187,8901,219,970
Vlaams-Brabant [Flemish Brabant]Province1,086,4461,121,6931,162,084
West-Vlaanderen [West Flanders]Province1,164,9671,181,8281,203,312
België / Belgique [Belgium]Kingdom10,951,26611,267,91011,521,238

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
2021-01-01
 
Aalst (Alost)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen117,152121,132126,157
AalterUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen10,07110,57411,403
AarschotUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant / Antwerpen20,98121,74322,422
AndenneUrban AreaNamur13,22613,72614,539
Antwerpen (Anvers) [Antwerp]Urban AreaAntwerpen / Oost-Vlaanderen908,582942,180964,567
ArendonkUrban AreaAntwerpen11,17511,55011,764
Arlon (Aarlen)Urban AreaLuxembourg21,19922,24923,036
Asper - ZingemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen7,7318,0418,241
Ath (Aat)Urban AreaHainaut15,39315,76616,084
AubangeUrban AreaLuxembourg15,01615,65516,113
AvelgemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,9157,1457,368
Averbode - Testelt (Montaigu-Zichem)Urban AreaVlaams-Brabant5,2925,5115,471
Basècles - QuevaucampsUrban AreaHainaut7,3187,4637,410
Bassenge (Bitsingen)Urban AreaLiège8,3388,6188,559
Bastogne (Bastenaken)Urban AreaLuxembourg7,1467,2747,664
BeernemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,2315,2955,509
Beerse - VosselaarUrban AreaAntwerpen22,09123,15523,927
BegijnendijkUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant / Antwerpen5,2465,3285,599
Berendrecht - ZandvlietUrban AreaAntwerpen9,5239,5339,640
BeringenUrban AreaLimburg23,79925,02325,992
BerlaarUrban AreaAntwerpen6,0686,3416,829
BernissartUrban AreaHainaut8,6178,7318,655
BertrixUrban AreaLuxembourg5,3975,5205,729
BetekomUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant4,7954,9244,935
BeverloUrban AreaLimburg5,4445,8456,068
BilzenUrban AreaLimburg14,06014,55715,023
BincheUrban AreaHainaut25,68526,02226,157
BlankenbergeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen18,90519,75620,208
BocholtUrban AreaLimburg4,7104,8205,174
BooischotUrban AreaAntwerpen5,6575,9836,248
Boortmeerbeek - HaachtUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant8,2108,3148,919
Bornem - PuursUrban AreaAntwerpen17,42117,80818,186
Braine-le-Comte ('s Gravenbrakel)Urban AreaHainaut13,15313,28513,932
BrakelUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen6,2816,5766,527
BrechtUrban AreaAntwerpen8,6318,9089,257
BreeUrban AreaLimburg9,0229,4039,548
Brugge (Bruges)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen119,953120,989121,181
Bruxelles (Brussel)Urban AreaRégion de Bruxelles-Capitale / Vlaams-Brabant / Brabant Wallon1,781,0941,874,4341,931,380
BuggenhoutUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen / Antwerpen17,15417,38317,691
Burst - Bambrugge - AaigemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,2185,4635,762
CharleroiUrban AreaHainaut / Namur355,316356,907356,581
CineyUrban AreaNamur7,8718,1748,159
Comines-Warneton - Wervik (Komen-Waasten)Urban AreaHainaut / West-Vlaanderen20,01020,47220,618
DeinzeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen25,95727,01027,720
Dendermonde (Termonde)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen31,44832,22632,758
DesselUrban AreaAntwerpen8,3708,6518,836
DiestUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant14,01714,44215,117
Diksmuide (Dixmude)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,1176,2286,302
Dilsen-StokkemUrban AreaLimburg17,21217,65218,179
DinantUrban AreaNamur9,1258,9508,729
Dottignies (Moeskroen)Urban AreaHainaut / West-Vlaanderen7,4377,7627,916
ÉcaussinnesUrban AreaHainaut8,1708,3938,773
Eeklo - MaldegemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen35,33636,30038,024
EernegemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen4,9885,0705,155
EkeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,1825,4975,693
Enghien (Edingen)Urban AreaHainaut / Brabant Wallon / Vlaams-Brabant15,29415,80616,391
ErtveldeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen7,3997,4387,637
EsneuxUrban AreaLiège6,4136,3306,366
EssenUrban AreaAntwerpen10,69811,15611,588
EupenUrban AreaLiège17,24517,72718,281
FleurusUrban AreaHainaut5,6525,8755,893
GavereUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,4785,6695,841
GeelUrban AreaAntwerpen20,89822,57123,825
GeluweUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,0464,9875,203
GemblouxUrban AreaNamur11,97413,40613,951
Genappe (Genepien)Urban AreaBrabant Wallon5,2515,3925,604
GenkUrban AreaLimburg77,31178,21079,157
Gent (Gand) [Ghent]Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen396,156410,765422,445
Geraardsbergen (Grammont)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen16,42816,89117,231
GrobbendonkUrban AreaAntwerpen10,51210,72410,893
HaachtUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant5,8705,9596,363
Haasrode - BlandenUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant4,9554,8654,906
HammeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen15,78516,21316,493
HamontUrban AreaLimburg7,7597,9978,029
Hannut (Hannuit)Urban AreaLiège8,0258,1208,501
HasseltUrban AreaLimburg159,431164,291168,195
HechtelUrban AreaLimburg5,3045,5435,587
Heist-op-den-BergUrban AreaAntwerpen22,18823,72024,506
Hekelgem - BaardegemUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant / Oost-Vlaanderen14,23014,90915,223
Hennuyeres - Virginal-Samme ('s Gravenbrakel)Urban AreaHainaut / Brabant Wallon4,6154,9155,124
HerentalsUrban AreaAntwerpen18,04418,75619,204
HerenthoutUrban AreaAntwerpen7,1977,3157,712
HerveUrban AreaLiège6,6516,5946,493
HeusdenUrban AreaLimburg14,52615,07015,661
HulshoutUrban AreaAntwerpen8,1888,3468,518
Huy - Amay - Wanze (Hoei)Urban AreaLiège49,07950,09450,710
Ieper (Ypres)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen20,63920,74720,777
Jodoigne (Geldenaken)Urban AreaBrabant Wallon4,7395,1375,220
KalmthoutUrban AreaAntwerpen12,90113,25513,780
Kapelle-op-den-BosUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant6,7357,0107,135
KasterleeUrban AreaAntwerpen6,8927,1197,418
Kelmis (La Calamine)Urban AreaLiège9,0728,9739,043
KesselUrban AreaAntwerpen6,7336,7996,854
Knokke-HeistUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen31,59530,96030,544
Koksijde - De PanneUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen27,35527,67127,938
KortemarkUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,0905,2735,622
Kortrijk (Courtrai)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen203,268206,582212,595
KruibekeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen16,14916,64716,919
La LouvièreUrban AreaHainaut137,492141,231141,807
LanakenUrban AreaLimburg17,67117,95018,040
LandenUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant8,4038,7248,827
LebbekeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen12,73713,18513,639
LedegemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,3226,3126,584
LennikUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant5,1535,3605,536
Leopoldsburg (Bourg-Léopold)Urban AreaLimburg11,55811,90112,612
Lessines (Lessen)Urban AreaHainaut10,58110,75610,876
Leuven (Louvain)Urban AreaVlaams-Brabant155,278159,728163,858
Leuze-en-HainautUrban AreaHainaut6,5626,5306,594
LibramontUrban AreaLuxembourg4,8014,9215,080
LichtaartUrban AreaAntwerpen5,4135,4475,730
LichterveldeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,4216,6466,854
Liège (Luik)Urban AreaLiège531,883541,668544,246
Lier (Lierre)Urban AreaAntwerpen28,58629,56231,626
LilleUrban AreaAntwerpen7,5767,6107,452
LokerenUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen29,17730,08931,437
LommelUrban AreaLimburg28,85029,66330,053
LonderzeelUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant6,7487,0507,367
MaaseikUrban AreaLimburg11,77111,91012,220
MaasmechelenUrban AreaLimburg30,40530,91231,952
MalmedyUrban AreaLiège5,9835,9746,277
Marche-en-FamenneUrban AreaLuxembourg13,22113,28313,517
Mechelen (Malines)Urban AreaAntwerpen / Vlaams-Brabant116,930120,557124,063
MeerhoutUrban AreaAntwerpen6,5806,9047,050
MerchtemUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant7,7278,1508,980
MerksplasUrban AreaAntwerpen5,9306,1176,160
MeulebekeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen6,6546,7546,712
MiddelkerkeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen14,39614,71814,976
Minderhout - MeerUrban AreaAntwerpen11,09412,14912,720
MolUrban AreaAntwerpen38,82640,99242,481
Mons (Bergen)Urban AreaHainaut203,832207,023207,426
Mont-Saint-Guibert - ChastreUrban AreaBrabant Wallon11,69512,54613,072
Moorslede - PassendaleUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,8905,9046,087
Mouscron (Moeskroen)Urban AreaHainaut / West-Vlaanderen54,13056,07557,320
MunsterbilzenUrban AreaLimburg5,2515,1825,229
Namur (Namen)Urban AreaNamur100,914101,792102,574
NeeroeterenUrban AreaLimburg7,4457,6667,781
NeupréUrban AreaLiège7,2387,3577,326
Nieuwpoort (Nieuport)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen10,65710,62910,916
NijlenUrban AreaAntwerpen12,45913,28913,663
Ninove - Denderleeuw - Liedekerke - Ternat - RoosdaalUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen / Vlaams-Brabant85,92088,45192,288
Nivelles (Nijvel)Urban AreaBrabant Wallon23,95624,78525,024
Oevel - O.-L.-V. Olen - Sint-Jozef-OlenUrban AreaAntwerpen12,19412,55912,951
Olen - Noorderwijk - MorkhovenUrban AreaAntwerpen9,1469,3649,712
Oostende (Ostende) [Ostend]Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen109,120111,293113,884
OostkampUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen8,2918,3968,882
OostmalleUrban AreaAntwerpen5,9906,3226,603
OostrozebekeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,5315,7536,028
OpglabbeekUrban AreaLimburg7,8037,8948,046
OpwijkUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant9,2239,96410,350
Oudenaarde (Audenarde)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen25,57226,73727,438
OvermereUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen4,8634,9985,122
PaalUrban AreaLimburg10,07610,51310,927
PeltUrban AreaLimburg32,42233,57034,953
PéruwelzUrban AreaHainaut10,11310,20410,208
Perwez (Perwijs)Urban AreaBrabant Wallon4,4745,1545,353
Pont-à-CellesUrban AreaHainaut7,4137,5337,723
PoperingeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen10,63210,62410,442
RavelsUrban AreaAntwerpen5,2265,3845,677
RebecqUrban AreaBrabant Wallon7,7487,9237,923
RetieUrban AreaAntwerpen6,1466,3396,789
RijkevorselUrban AreaAntwerpen9,0449,4539,705
Roeselare (Roulers)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen97,851101,056105,224
Ronse (Renaix)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen23,10523,85424,447
Sambreville - FleurusUrban AreaNamur / Hainaut54,42455,37756,045
Scherpenheuvel (Montaigu)Urban AreaVlaams-Brabant11,37211,52311,859
Sint-Amands - MariekerkeUrban AreaAntwerpen8,1338,4848,670
Sint-Gillis-WaasUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,4125,5865,607
Sint-Lievens-HoutemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen6,2226,4516,727
Sint-Niklaas (Saint-Nicolas)Urban AreaOost-Vlaanderen99,478103,097108,334
Sint-Pauwels - KemzekeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen5,2575,2755,433
Sint-Truiden (Saint-Trond)Urban AreaLimburg24,27224,59524,885
Soignies (Zinnik)Urban AreaHainaut14,71215,21115,962
SpaUrban AreaLiège10,79310,69210,440
SprimontUrban AreaLiège4,8074,9385,236
StekeneUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen9,2219,52810,227
TessenderloUrban AreaLimburg / Vlaams-Brabant14,22414,61415,017
Thuin - LobbesUrban AreaHainaut8,4238,4948,806
TieltUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen11,46911,86612,146
Tienen (Tirlemont)Urban AreaVlaams-Brabant24,69325,84226,966
Tongeren (Tongres)Urban AreaLimburg20,21320,55321,102
TorhoutUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen21,52922,12622,209
Tournai (Doornik)Urban AreaHainaut54,46454,48253,548
Tremelo - KeerbergenUrban AreaVlaams-Brabant / Antwerpen32,96333,25233,982
TurnhoutUrban AreaAntwerpen50,34752,52156,338
VeldegemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen7,1337,2187,625
VerviersUrban AreaLiège78,95178,44878,330
Veurne (Furnes)Urban AreaWest-Vlaanderen7,4207,7158,237
VichteUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen5,3965,5805,768
VirtonUrban AreaLuxembourg7,5607,5237,485
VorselaarUrban AreaAntwerpen6,3796,6346,772
VorstUrban AreaAntwerpen6,0046,3316,687
Waardamme - RuddervoordeUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen4,5684,7764,898
WachtebekeUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen4,4054,7144,997
WaregemUrban AreaWest-Vlaanderen31,20932,33233,407
Waremme (Borgworm)Urban AreaLiège11,42411,55411,783
WelkenraedtUrban AreaLiège8,5708,7219,162
WezelUrban AreaAntwerpen4,8625,0165,132
WillebroekUrban AreaAntwerpen28,62629,96231,817
WuustwezelUrban AreaAntwerpen5,0925,1825,635
YvoirUrban AreaNamur7,5777,7117,694
ZandhovenUrban AreaAntwerpen5,8115,9036,134
ZeleUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen15,38715,36615,941
ZelzateUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen16,50116,49117,244
Zoerle-Parwijs - VoortkapelUrban AreaAntwerpen6,2846,3476,649
ZomergemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen4,7034,8875,031
ZottegemUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen32,17233,23835,052
ZulteUrban AreaOost-Vlaanderen9,78110,18610,426

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.