Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

02 July 2009

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Constitution of the Kingdom of Belgium (1994, last amended 2007)

Updated: June 2015

Article 61 states:

The members of the House of Representatives are elected directly by citizens who are at least eighteen years of age and who do not fall within the categories of exclusion stipulated by the law. Each elector has the right to only one vote.


Excerpt from the Belgian Constitution (1994, last amended 2007)