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Belgium Census 2011


General Info
Belgium (BEL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 01/2011
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The 2011 Census of Belgium was conducted through the use of pre-existing information from administrative databases, and not through a survey. It was the first census of its kind in Belgium, with testing of the new methodology having been conducted in 2006 through a microcensus. The census reference day was January 1st, and data were used on the traditional demographic and socioeconomic topics. The total population of Belgium in 2011 was calculated at 11,000,638.