Composition of BELGIUM
The ethnic composition of this small country is very complex. Of
the country 's total population, 59% lives in the Flemish region and
speak Dutch languageAnother 40% people live in the Wallonia region and speak French Remaining 1% of the Belgians speak GermanIn the capital of Brussels, 80% people speak French while20%areDutchspeaking.Sinhalese (74%), Tamils (18%), Muslims (7%), others (1%).
Composition of SRILANKA
Sinhalese make up 74% of the population and are concentrated
in the densely populated southwest. Sri Lankan Tamils, citizens whose
South Indian ancestors have lived on the island for centuries, total
about 12%, live throughout the country, and predominate in the Northern
Indian Tamils, a distinct ethnic group, represent about 5% of
the population. The British brought them to Sri Lanka in the 19th
century as tea and rubber plantation workers, and they remain
concentrated in the "tea country" of south-central Sri Lanka.
Other minorities include Muslims , at about 7% of the
population; Burghers, who are descendants of European colonists,
principally from the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (U.K.); and