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BISA (Brussels Institute for Statistics en Analysis) compiles and produces a range of statistical data to give quantified insights into the population in the Brussels Region: total population, structure of population by age, sex or nationality, structure of households, movements of population, demographic projections etc.

The corresponding definitions and nomenclatures are given in the methodology.

Recent BISA publications on the population theme are also included below.


Remark: Published data are the latest available; for more detailed figures or relating to other periods, please send your request using the form.


  • Annual change (.xls) (FR) -  07/2019
    (Total population, men, women)

  • Age structure (.xls) (FR) -  08/2019
    Age group, life cycle, mean age)

  • Nationalities (.xls) (FR) 03/2020
    (Current nationality, nationality at birth)

  • Households (.xls) (FR) 11/2019
    (Number, size, type and composition; nuptiality and legal cohabitation)

  • Movement of the population (.xls) (FR) -  02/2020
    (Movement of the population, natural movement, internal migrations, international migrations)

  • Demographic projections (.xls) (FR) -  03/2020
    Regional and local population projections)