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Table 7.1 Population in Brussels’ large housing estates, 1991–2011: absolute numbers (share of the Brussels population in parentheses)

From: Sprouted All Around: The Emergence and Evolution of Housing Estates in Brussels, Belgium

Large housing estate type Population of statistical sectors assigned as large housing estates Living in units built from 1946 to 1990 in 2011
1991 2001 2011
Public 28,825 (3.0%) 28,677 (2.9%) 31,270 (2.8%) 22,287 (2.0%)
Private 56,154 (5.9%) 57,000 (5.8%) 65,140 (5.7%) 50,577 (4.5%)
Mixed 12,322 (1.3%) 12,008 (1.2%) 12,996 (1.1%) 11,235 (1.0%)
Total large housing estates 97,301 (10.2%) 97,685 (9.9%) 109,406 (9.6%) 84,099 (7.4%)
  1. Data sources Censuses 1991, 2001 and 2011 (Statistics Belgium)