Total population reached 11.1 mil in 2019 in Belgium, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.051 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total population in Belgium reached an all time high of 11.4 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 6.72 mil in 1900. When compared to Belgium's main peers, total population in France amounted to 65.1 mil, 80.7 mil in Germany, 0.560 mil in Luxembourg and 16.7 mil in Netherlands in 2019.
Belgium has been ranked 84th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.