This article is about the demographic features of the population of Belgium, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.
Summary of vital statistics since 1900[
Territorial changes in East-Belgium occurred in 1925, 1940 and 1944.
CIA World Factbook demographic statistics
The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook, unless otherwise indicated.
Belgium has a population of about 10,414,336 people est. as of July 2009.
0–14 years: 16.1% (male 857,373/female 822,303)
15–64 years: 66.3% (male 3,480,072/female 3,419,721)
65 years and over: 17.6% (male 760,390/female 1,047,477) (2009 est.)
Average life expectancy age
Male: 76.06 years
Female: 82.53 years (2009 est.)
Total: 79.22 years
The population grew by 0.13% from 2005 to 2006. Belgium's birth rate is 0% births for every 1,000 citizens 10.27 deaths for every 1,000 population. Belgium's net migration rate is 1.22 migrant(s) for every 1,000 citizens as of 2006.
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