Belgium | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.5 % Dec/16
Unemployment Rate 7.7 % Jan/17
Inflation Rate 2.97 % Feb/17
Interest Rate 0 % Mar/17
Balance of Trade 208 EUR Million Jan/17
Government Debt to GDP 106 % Dec/15
Markets Last Reference
Currency 1.08 Mar/17
Stock Market 3769 points Mar/17
Government Bond 10Y 0.88 % Mar/17
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.5 % Dec/16
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.2 % Dec/16
GDP 455 USD Billion Dec/15
GDP Constant Prices 103551 EUR Million Dec/16
Gross National Product 105041 EUR Million Sep/16
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 24209 EUR Million Dec/16
GDP per capita 45036 USD Dec/15
GDP per capita PPP 41297 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 7.7 % Jan/17
Employed Persons 3978 Thousand Dec/16
Unemployed Persons 388225 Jan/17
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.5 % Sep/16
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.1 % Sep/16
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.4 % Dec/16
Labour Costs 108 Index Points Dec/16
Job Vacancies 112987 Dec/16
Minimum Wages 1532 EUR/Month Jun/17
Wage Growth 2.1 % Sep/16
Population 11.31 Million Dec/16
Retirement Age Women 65 Dec/17
Retirement Age Men 60 Dec/17
Employment Change 0.3 % Sep/16
Employment Rate 62.2 % Sep/16
Full Time Employment 3421 Thousand Sep/16
Living Wage Family 1342 EUR/Month Dec/16
Living Wage Individual 1124 EUR/Month Dec/16
Part Time Employment 1108 Thousand Sep/16
Productivity 100 Index Points Dec/16
Wages High Skilled 3020 EUR/Month Jun/16
Wages In Manufacturing 93.1 Index Points Sep/16
Wages Low Skilled 1850 EUR/Month Jun/16
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 2.97 % Feb/17
Inflation Rate Mom 0.37 % Feb/17
Consumer Price Index CPI 105 Index Points Feb/17
Core Consumer Prices 103 Index Points Feb/17
Core Inflation Rate 1.5 % Feb/17
GDP Deflator 103 Index Points Dec/16
Producer Prices 110 Index Points Jan/17
Export Prices 142 Index Points Dec/16
Import Prices 147 Index Points Dec/16
Food Inflation 2.6 % Feb/17
Cpi Transportation 102 Index Points Feb/17
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103 Index Points Dec/16
Producer Prices Change 13.82 % Jan/17
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 0 % Mar/17
Interbank Rate -0.33 % Mar/17
Money Supply M0 37308 EUR Million Jan/17
Money Supply M1 186600 EUR Million Jan/17
Money Supply M2 498400 EUR Million Jan/17
Money Supply M3 525000 EUR Million Jan/17
Banks Balance Sheet 1156958 EUR Million Jan/17
Foreign Exchange Reserves 23226 EUR Million Feb/17
Central Bank Balance Sheet 139340 EUR Million Feb/17
Private Debt to GDP 258 % Dec/15
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade 208 EUR Million Jan/17
Exports 29955 EUR Million Jan/17
Imports 29746 EUR Million Jan/17
Current Account 525 EUR Million Sep/16
Current Account to GDP 1.6 % Dec/15
Terms of Trade 96.34 Index Points Dec/16
Capital Flows 1664 EUR Million Sep/16
Remittances 1218 EUR Million Sep/16
Gold Reserves 227 Tonnes Dec/16
External Debt 1130396 EUR Million Sep/16
Foreign Direct Investment -24110 EUR Million Sep/16
Terrorism Index 1.25 Dec/15
Weapons Sales 10 USD Million Dec/14
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 106 % Dec/15
Government Budget -2.6 % of GDP Dec/15
Government Budget Value -10659 EUR Million Dec/15
Government Spending 24503 EUR Million Dec/16
Government Spending to GDP 53.9 % Dec/15
Government Revenues 210329 EUR Million Dec/15
Government Debt 557093 EUR Million Sep/16
Fiscal Expenditure 220988 EUR Million Dec/15
Asylum Applications 1155 persons Dec/16
Credit Rating 88.19
Military Expenditure 4953 USD Million Dec/15
Business Last Reference
Business Confidence -1.6 Mar/17
Industrial Production 3.1 % Jan/17
Industrial Production Mom -4.8 % Jan/17
Manufacturing Production 11.4 % Dec/16
Capacity Utilization 79.4 % Mar/17
New Orders 116 Index Points Aug/12
Bankruptcies 800 Companies Feb/17
Car Registrations 51942 Cars Feb/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 7878 Gigawatt-hour Jan/17
Mining Production 9.8 % Dec/16
Steel Production 565 Thousand Tonnes Feb/17
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence 0 Mar/17
Retail Sales MoM -0.6 % Jan/17
Retail Sales YoY 0.6 % Jan/17
Consumer Spending 52945 EUR Million Dec/16
Disposable Personal Income 82949 EUR Million Sep/16
Personal Savings 12.6 % Sep/16
Bank Lending Rate 1.7 % Jan/17
Consumer Credit 8349432 EUR Thousand Feb/17
Gasoline Prices 1.56 USD/Liter Feb/17
Households Debt To Gdp 59.1 % of GDP Sep/16
Households Debt To Income 102 % Dec/15
Housing Last Reference
Building Permits 1413 Nov/16
Housing Starts 3.57 Thousand Dec/15
Construction Output 0 % Sep/16
Housing Index 114 Index Points Sep/16
Home Ownership Rate 71.4 % Dec/15
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 34 % Dec/16
Personal Income Tax Rate 53.7 % Dec/16
Sales Tax Rate 21 % Dec/16
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




Economic Indicators for Belgium including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Belgium economy. 3/28/2017