There is a small majority of women (51%) among the 11.2 million people living here. Belgium currently has 5,703,950 women, compared with 5,505,094 men. In percentage terms the population rose by 0.5% during the course of last year.
The population rose twice as much in Greater Brussels than in Flanders and Wallonia. However, there is still a lot of migration between Brussels and the other two regions.
Flemish Brabant was the Flemish province that saw its population increase the most during 2014. Meanwhile, West Flanders saw the smallest increase.