Businesses in Brussels

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20%
 Professional Services: 14.5%
 Restaurants: 12.7%
 Industry: 7.7%
 Home Services: 6.6%
 Medical: 5.4%
 Other: 33.1%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Public administration9454.20.8
Loan companies60996.2 years3.40.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets6654.00.6
Real estate1,92273.3 years4.01.7
Other accommodation59916.4 years4.00.5
Construction of buildings1,05959.6 years3.90.9
Health and medical1,5134.31.3
Corporate management1,9584.21.7
Lawyers legal9604.10.8
Bars, pubs and taverns1,1444.11.0
Clothing stores9863.90.9
Electronics stores8514.10.7
Office supplies and stationery stores2,14667.8 years4.01.9
Sports other6294.20.5
Area of Brussels161.4 km²
Population1.2 million
Male Population564,250 (48.7%)
Female Population594,263 (51.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +56.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +23.7%
Median Age35.7
Male Median Age35.1
Female Median Age36.3
Area Codes2
NeighborhoodsBrussels, Dansaert, European Quarter, Laeken
Local TimeWednesday 3:08 AM
TimezoneCentral European Summer Time
Weather14.1°C scattered clouds
Lat & Lng50.85045° / 4.34878°
Postal Codes10001005100610071008More

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Brussels Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population738,608843,653936,3461,158,511
Population Density4,576 / km²5,227 / km²5,802 / km²7,178 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Brussels Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 23.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Brussels+56.9%+37.3%+23.7%
Brussel+56.8%+37.3%+23.7%
Brussels Capital Region+57.3%+37.4%+23.7%
Belgium+15.7%+13.2%+10%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Brussels Median Age

Median Age: 35.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Brussels35.7 years36.3 years35.1 years
Brussel35.7 years36.3 years35.1 years
Brussels Capital Region35.8 years36.4 years35.1 years
Belgium41.4 years42.5 years40.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Brussels Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 545,06642,64487,710
5-938,48736,60175,088
10-1432,53431,19263,727
15-1931,10929,90861,018
20-2436,70340,19276,896
25-2946,99352,76099,753
30-3450,74252,164102,906
35-3948,87545,78694,661
40-4444,98040,95385,934
45-4940,24036,99977,240
50-5434,63534,71269,348
55-5928,80631,12059,927
60-6424,06526,99751,062
65-6919,14623,36942,516
70-7413,98318,14732,131
75-7911,70916,93228,641
80-848,81015,33824,149
85 Plus7,36718,44925,817
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Brussels Population Density

Population Density: 7,178 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Brussels1.2 million161.4 km²7,178 / km²
Brussel1.2 million170.4 km²6,804 / km²
Brussels Capital Region1.2 million162.4 km²7,276 / km²
Belgium11.3 million30,664.8 km²367.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Brussels Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1720 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Brussels
 Area Code 2: 84.8%
 Area Code 4: 11.1%
 Other: 4.1%

Business distribution by price for Brussels

 Moderate: 44.2%
 Inexpensive: 35.3%
 Expensive: 16.9%
 Very Expensive: 3.7%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Brussels CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Brussels8,576,357 t7.4 t53,143 t/km²
Brussel8,745,052 t7.54 t51,332 t/km²
Brussels Capital Region8,745,994 t7.4 t53,842 t/km²
Belgium92,691,347 t8.22 t3,022 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Brussels CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)8,576,357 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita7.4 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)53,143 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (7)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
9/12/086:14 PM3.372.9 km5,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
7/13/086:33 PM3.261.9 km4,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
7/13/086:45 AM3.829.1 km4,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
11/9/014:43 PM3.291.5 km10,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
6/22/016:39 PM4.892.6 km10,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
6/19/956:54 PM4.351.5 km20,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
7/20/9411:01 AM3.566.5 km5,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
7/20/9411:01 AM3.159.4 km5,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
6/11/9310:04 AM3.392 km10,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
8/29/922:22 AM4.172.6 km17,900 mBelgiumusgs.gov

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Brussels

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Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Brussels
 Postal Code 1000: 33.4%
 Postal Code 1050: 10.9%
 Postal Code 1020: 7%
 Postal Code 1180: 6.3%
 Postal Code 1030: 5.6%
 Other: 36.7%

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