Belgium | Economic Indicators


Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.5 % Mar/17
Unemployment Rate 6.9 % Mar/17
Inflation Rate 2.28 % Apr/17
Interest Rate 0 % May/17
Balance of Trade 887 EUR Million Mar/17
Government Debt to GDP 106 % Dec/16
Markets Last Reference
Currency 1.12 May/17
Stock Market 3893 points May/17
Government Bond 10Y 0.69 % May/17
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.5 % Mar/17
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.5 % Mar/17
GDP 455 USD Billion Dec/15
GDP Constant Prices 103551 EUR Million Dec/16
Gross National Product 105758 EUR Million Dec/16
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 24209 EUR Million Dec/16
GDP per capita 45181 USD Dec/15
GDP per capita PPP 41826 USD Dec/15
GDP From Agriculture 698 EUR Million Dec/16
GDP From Construction 5661 EUR Million Dec/16
GDP From Manufacturing 15771 EUR Million Dec/16
GDP From Public Administration 14265 EUR Million Dec/16
GDP From Services 18337 EUR Million Dec/16
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 6.9 % Mar/17
Employed Persons 3978 Thousand Dec/16
Unemployed Persons 349905 Mar/17
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.4 % Dec/16
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.7 % Dec/16
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.2 % Mar/17
Labour Costs 108 Index Points Dec/16
Job Vacancies 112987 Dec/16
Minimum Wages 1532 EUR/Month Jun/17
Wage Growth 1.7 % Dec/16
Population 11.31 Million Dec/16
Retirement Age Women 65 Dec/17
Retirement Age Men 60 Dec/17
Employment Change 0.3 % Dec/16
Employment Rate 63.4 % Dec/16
Full Time Employment 3468 Thousand Dec/16
Living Wage Family 1342 EUR/Month Dec/16
Living Wage Individual 1124 EUR/Month Dec/16
Part Time Employment 1159 Thousand Dec/16
Productivity 100 Index Points Dec/16
Wages High Skilled 3020 EUR/Month Jun/16
Wages In Manufacturing 123 Index Points Dec/16
Wages Low Skilled 1850 EUR/Month Jun/16
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 2.28 % Apr/17
Inflation Rate Mom 0.17 % Apr/17
Consumer Price Index CPI 105 Index Points Apr/17
Core Consumer Prices 103 Index Points Apr/17
Core Inflation Rate 1.6 % Apr/17
GDP Deflator 103 Index Points Dec/16
Producer Prices 110 Index Points Mar/17
Export Prices 147 Index Points Feb/17
Import Prices 152 Index Points Feb/17
Food Inflation 0.1 % Apr/17
Cpi Transportation 102 Index Points Apr/17
Harmonised Consumer Prices 104 Index Points Apr/17
Producer Prices Change 12.57 % Mar/17
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 0 % May/17
Interbank Rate -0.33 % May/17
Money Supply M0 37486 EUR Million Mar/17
Money Supply M1 189200 EUR Million Mar/17
Money Supply M2 501600 EUR Million Mar/17
Money Supply M3 529300 EUR Million Mar/17
Banks Balance Sheet 1142805 EUR Million Feb/17
Foreign Exchange Reserves 22744 EUR Million Apr/17
Central Bank Balance Sheet 154485 EUR Million Apr/17
Private Debt to GDP 264 % Dec/16
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade 887 EUR Million Mar/17
Exports 32224 EUR Million Mar/17
Imports 31337 EUR Million Mar/17
Current Account -1671 EUR Million Dec/16
Current Account to GDP 1.6 % Dec/15
Terms of Trade 97 Index Points Feb/17
Capital Flows -601 EUR Million Dec/16
Remittances 1541 EUR Million Dec/16
Gold Reserves 227 Tonnes Dec/16
External Debt 1115985 EUR Million Dec/16
Foreign Direct Investment 36297 EUR Million Dec/16
Terrorism Index 1.25 Dec/15
Weapons Sales 13 USD Million Dec/16
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 106 % Dec/16
Government Budget -2.6 % of GDP Dec/16
Government Budget Value -10659 EUR Million Dec/15
Government Spending 24503 EUR Million Dec/16
Government Spending to GDP 53.3 % Dec/16
Government Revenues 210329 EUR Million Dec/15
Government Debt 538275 EUR Million Dec/16
Fiscal Expenditure 220988 EUR Million Dec/15
Asylum Applications 1080 persons Feb/17
Credit Rating 88.19
Military Expenditure 4953 USD Million Dec/15
Business Last Reference
Business Confidence -1.1 May/17
Industrial Production 5.8 % Mar/17
Industrial Production Mom -1.5 % Mar/17
Manufacturing Production 8.3 % Mar/17
Capacity Utilization 81.8 % Jun/17
New Orders 116 Index Points Aug/12
Bankruptcies 736 Companies Apr/17
Car Registrations 51132 Cars Apr/17
Changes In Inventories -325 EUR Million Dec/16
Competitiveness Index 5.25 Points Dec/17
Competitiveness Rank 17 Dec/17
Corporate Profits 36858 EUR Million Dec/14
Corruption Index 77 Points Dec/16
Corruption Rank 15 Dec/16
Ease of Doing Business 42 Dec/16
Electricity Production 7201 Gigawatt-hour Mar/17
Mining Production 4.5 % Mar/17
Steel Production 620 Thousand Tonnes Apr/17
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence 0 May/17
Retail Sales MoM 0.8 % Mar/17
Retail Sales YoY 2 % Mar/17
Consumer Spending 52945 EUR Million Dec/16
Disposable Personal Income 83454 EUR Million Dec/16
Personal Savings 11.4 % Dec/16
Bank Lending Rate 1.67 % Mar/17
Consumer Credit 8368642 EUR Thousand Apr/17
Gasoline Prices 1.55 USD/Liter Apr/17
Households Debt To Gdp 59.1 % of GDP Sep/16
Households Debt To Income 101 % Dec/15
Housing Last Reference
Building Permits 1790 Jan/17
Housing Starts 3.69 Thousand Dec/15
Construction Output 4.5 % Mar/17
Housing Index 113 Index Points Dec/16
Home Ownership Rate 71.4 % Dec/15
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 34 % Dec/17
Personal Income Tax Rate 53.7 % Dec/16
Sales Tax Rate 21 % Dec/17
Social Security Rate 45.22 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate For Companies 32.15 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.07 % Dec/16




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