Belgium GDP Annual Growth Rate

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Belgium expanded 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Belgium is reported by the National Bank of Belgium. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Belgium averaged 2.26 Percent from 1981 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 19.40 Percent in the first quarter of 1995 and a record low of -4.10 Percent in the second quarter of 2009. In Belgium, the annual growth rate in GDP measures the change in the value of the goods and services produced by the country economy during the period of a year. This page provides - Belgium GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 0.40 19.40 -4.10 1.19 | 2014/03 1981 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Belgium GDP Annual Growth Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-10-30 02:00 PM Belgium
GDP Annual Growth Rate YoY
Q3 2013 (P) 0.4% 0.1% (R) -0.18%
2013-12-06 02:00 PM Belgium
GDP Annual Growth Rate YoY
Q3 2013 (F) 0.4% 0.1% -0.18%
2014-01-29 02:00 PM Belgium
GDP Growth Rate YoY Adv
Q4 2013 0.9% 0.4% 0.65%
2014-03-04 02:15 PM Belgium
GDP Growth Rate YoY Final
Q4 2013 1.0% 0.4% 0.9% 0.65%
2014-04-30 02:00 PM Belgium
GDP Growth Rate YoY Adv
Q1 2014 1.0% 1.18%
2014-06-04 02:00 PM Belgium
GDP Growth Rate YoY Final
Q1 2014 1.0% 1.19%
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GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
GDP Growth Rate 0.50 2013-12-31 0.30 15.80 -2.20 0.50 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.00 2013-12-31 0.40 19.40 -4.10 1.19 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
GDP Constant Prices 92930.00 2013-11-15 92474.00 92930.00 66913.00 93752.35 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 18427.00 2013-11-15 18285.00 19984.00 6663.00 18398.91 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Gross National Product 96025.00 2013-11-15 95203.00 96025.00 21890.00 95651.45 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 36525.29 2012-12-31 36941.24 37582.65 11169.91 36391.36 2013-12-31 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 32648.63 2012-12-31 33020.44 33593.77 20735.64 32486.25 2013-12-31 USD [+]
GDP 483.70 2012-12-31 513.90 513.90 11.70 473.25 2013-12-31 USD Billion [+]
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GDP Annual Growth Rate | Notes
The annual growth rate in Gross Domestic Product measures the increase in value of the goods and services produced by an economy over the period of a year. Therefore, unlike the commonly used quarterly GDP growth rate the annual GDP growth rate takes into account a full year of economic activity, thus avoiding the need to make any type of seasonal adjustment.


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