The Belgian Emigrants Found a New Life in ...
the following Countries of Immigration
At any moment in history people did emigrate from or immigarte to what's now known as the Kingdom of Belgium. Our site will focus on those who emigrated.
No exact figurs are available for the past. Georges Picavet has assembled some interesting, but incomplete, figures on the page "Antwerp, a Port for all nationalities".
For the present we do have some recent figures (2001). There are 560.000 Belgians living outside the country at this moment.
- From them reside in:
France 172.526 Netherlands 66.500 South-Africa 55.200 Canada 40.875 USA 32.500 Spain 28.400 Germany 26.313 Luxembourg 17.800 other 120.000
- European Union
- Hungary (HUN)
- Malta (MLT)
- Norway (NOR)
- Russian Federation (RUS)
- Burundi (BDI)
- Congo (Kinshasa) (ZAR)
- Rwanda (RWA)
- South-Africa (ZAF)