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Belgium: Administrative Division

Contents: Provinces and Arrondissements

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

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

NameStatusPopulation
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1990-01-01
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1995-01-01
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Antwerpen [Antwerp]Province1,597,3101,628,7101,643,9721,676,8581,744,8621,813,2821,857,986
Antwerpen [Antwerp]Arrondissement922,755933,388932,103948,858985,3321,027,3421,051,301
MechelenArrondissement294,858300,692305,670311,472324,311335,418344,818
TurnhoutArrondissement379,697394,630406,199416,528435,219450,522461,867
Brabant Wallon [Walloon Brabant]Province315,358336,505349,884363,776379,515393,700403,599
NivellesArrondissement315,358336,505349,884363,776379,515393,700403,599
HainautProvince1,278,0391,286,6491,279,4671,286,2751,309,8801,335,3601,344,241
AthArrondissement109,160111,834114,597117,903122,915126,476127,915
CharleroiArrondissement394,745395,400388,719388,381392,167396,030396,639
La LouvièreArrondissement133,939135,419134,708135,096137,299140,403141,060
MonsArrondissement252,944252,872249,334248,986251,901257,804258,999
SoigniesArrondissement90,11992,33493,55796,17998,878101,529104,533
ThuinArrondissement84,97986,88587,94688,42789,85491,08791,678
Tournai-MouscronArrondissement212,153211,905210,606211,303216,866222,031223,417
LiègeProvince998,2131,015,0071,019,4421,034,0241,067,6851,094,7911,106,992
HuyArrondissement93,28196,821100,020103,565107,832111,839113,409
LiègeArrondissement590,153592,599585,678588,287604,062618,887624,422
VerviersArrondissement251,917260,356265,546270,822280,203285,214287,772
WaremmeArrondissement62,86265,23168,19871,35075,58878,85181,389
LimburgProvince745,034771,613791,178809,942838,505860,204874,048
HasseltArrondissement356,011365,977373,850383,035398,317410,587418,496
MaaseikArrondissement207,851219,142227,864234,739242,788248,528251,589
TongerenArrondissement181,172186,494189,464192,168197,400201,089203,963
LuxembourgProvince230,827240,281246,820256,004269,023278,748284,638
ArlonArrondissement48,57250,71351,90254,24157,85060,65662,623
BastogneArrondissement37,45139,04740,57442,46645,06146,85748,413
Marche-en-FamenneArrondissement45,98348,11450,35952,10854,21455,85756,476
NeufchâteauArrondissement53,39754,93555,59857,23159,86162,09963,375
VirtonArrondissement45,42447,47248,38749,95852,03753,27953,751
NamurProvince421,224434,446443,903455,863472,281487,145494,325
DinantArrondissement92,97496,90799,683102,570105,998108,941111,008
NamurArrondissement269,378277,255282,727290,576301,472311,684316,962
PhilippevilleArrondissement58,87260,28461,49362,71764,81166,52066,355
Oost-Vlaanderen [East Flanders]Province1,331,6081,349,3821,361,6231,380,0721,432,3261,477,3461,515,064
AalstArrondissement258,214260,547262,294263,914273,544283,609291,229
DendermondeArrondissement182,335184,699186,484187,783192,521197,806201,213
EekloArrondissement78,75879,42979,48479,67181,92183,51785,235
Gent [Ghent]Arrondissement485,611490,790495,368505,267527,248544,959560,522
OudenaardeArrondissement111,903113,707114,345115,379119,995122,629124,342
Sint-NiklaasArrondissement214,787220,210223,648228,058237,097244,826252,523
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale (Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest) [Brussels]Region964,385951,580959,3181,006,7491,089,5381,175,1731,208,542
Bruxelles-Capitale (Brussel Hoofdstad) [Brussels]Arrondissement964,385951,580959,3181,006,7491,089,5381,175,1731,208,542
Vlaams-Brabant [Flemish Brabant]Province963,283995,2661,014,7041,037,7861,076,9241,114,2991,146,175
Halle-VilvoordeArrondissement533,719549,165558,220572,697593,455617,330637,441
LeuvenArrondissement429,564446,101456,484465,089483,469496,969508,734
West-Vlaanderen [West Flanders]Province1,102,5011,121,1351,128,7741,138,5031,159,3661,178,9961,195,796
Brugge [Bruges]Arrondissement263,071267,590270,866273,613276,313280,153282,209
DiksmuideArrondissement47,05847,75247,99248,25949,67550,84451,525
Ieper [Ypres]Arrondissement103,906104,372104,278104,272105,828106,295106,279
KortrijkArrondissement275,731278,596278,311277,190281,112285,509290,706
Oostende [Ostend]Arrondissement137,001141,136142,430146,496150,841154,577157,200
RoeselareArrondissement137,448139,289140,465141,542145,024148,778153,315
TieltArrondissement85,68787,16288,06188,52790,27491,91092,905
VeurneArrondissement52,59955,23856,37158,60460,29960,93061,657
België / Belgique [Belgium]Kingdom9,947,78210,130,57410,239,08510,445,85210,839,90511,209,04411,431,406

Source: Statistics Belgium (web).