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How many LinkedIn users are there in Belgium. How much do they share?
How does this relate to the working population?

How many people change jobs, how many new accounts are created on a day?

What are the biggest companies in Belgium on LinkedIn?

A lot of interesting stats en facts about the LinkedIn usage in Belgium.

LinkedIn usage data and statistics for Belgium - August 2019

Facts about Belgium:

 

Number of habitants: 11,562,784 people

(according to World of Meters)

 

Capital: Brussles

 

Working population: 5,011,369 people.

 

In Belgium there are 2,948,885 registered LinkedIn accounts. That means that 58.8% of the working population has a LinkedIn account.

 

Belgium ranks number 9 in the relative usage over 44 European countries.

 

Over the past year, the number of LinkedIn users in Belgium has grown with 8.1%.

LinkedIn member accounts in Belgium

Absolute number of users

  • Users


This graph shows the absolute number of registered members on LinkedIn for Belgium.

Users VS Working population


This graph shows how much percent of the working population for Belgium has a LinkedIn profile.

2948885
People have a LinkedIn profile in Belgium.
58.8 %
of the working population has a LinkedIn profile in Belgium.

FACT


According to LinkedIn data, 58.8% of the working population has a profile on LinkedIn in Belgium.


25.5% of the total population has a profile on LinkedIn.

Economic graph

Belgium has a working population of 5,011,369 people. 58.8% of them have a profile on LinkedIn.

3.7% of the people works in Construction. 3.5% works in Government Administration and 3.5% has a job in Hospital & Health Care.


Construction
108,203

Government Administration
104,685

Hospital & Health Care
103,987

The most occurring functions in Belgium are:

 

Function Group

Number

% of members

Operations 314,786 10.7%
Business Development 257,257 8.7%
Sales 188,672 6.4%

FACT


According to LinkedIn data, on average there are 189 job changes a day on LinkedIn in Belgium.

Growth numbers for Belgium

The LinkedIn population of Belgium has grown over the past year with 8.1%.

 

Looking over the past three months there has been a growth of 1.8%.

 

Over the past year, there were 18,503 new members each month.

 

Meaning 4,270 per week, 608 per day, 25 per hour.

 

If Belgium continues to grow at this speed, they will have 3,170,925 members by August 2020.

 

Belgium ranks number 34 in Europe for growth.

  • Monthly growth

FACT


Over the past year, there were 608 new accounts created on LinkedIn per day in Belgium.

 


In last 3 months there were 199 new accounts created per day in Belgium.

Active posting on LinkedIn

In Belgium there are on average 154 updates posted per hour, 3,701 per day, 25,975 per week and 112,559 per month.

 

That means that 3.3% of the LinkedIn users in Belgium actually posted an update on LinkedIn in August.

 

Belgium ranks number 10 in Europe for active posting.

Active posting over time

  • Active %

FACT


In Belgium there are 3,701 updates posted every day.

 


That equals 154 updates an hour.

 


And 2.6 updates a minute.

Note

We have no data about the numbers of articles, likes and comments. This number only represents the times people create a new post on LinkedIn.

Biggest Employers on LinkedIn

2

BNP Paribas

12,829 Employees on LinkedIn

1

European Commision

16,591 Employees on LinkedIn

3

KU Leuven

10,739 Employees on LinkedIn

Company Pages

In Belgium there are 70,487 registered Company Pages.

 

In August 2018 there were 1,310,963 registered Company Pages.

Number of registered Company Pages

  • Company Pages
  • Top 3 - percentage of total Company Pages
Industry Percentage
Information Technology and Services 6.5%
Marketing and Advertising 4.3%
Human Resources 1.7%

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