Belgium | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1.23  Nov/14 1.23 0.69 : 1.86
Government Bond 10Y 1.05 percent Nov/14 1.05 1.05 : 10.73
Stock Market 3208 Index points Nov/14 3208 929 : 4757
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 508 USD Billion Dec/13 508 11.7 : 513
GDP Growth Rate 0.2 percent Aug/14 0.2 -2.2 : 15.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.8 percent Aug/14 0.8 -4.1 : 19.4
GDP Constant Prices 98340 EUR Million Aug/14 98340 70652 : 98340
Gross National Product 96788 EUR Million May/14 96788 21890 : 97014
GDP per capita 36411 USD Dec/13 36411 11170 : 37583
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 22448 EUR Million May/14 22448 6663 : 23487
GDP per capita PPP 39336 USD Dec/13 39336 30332 : 40602
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 8.5 percent Sep/14 8.5 6.3 : 11
Employed Persons 3880 Thousand May/14 3880 3011 : 3896
Unemployed Persons 436730  Sep/14 436730 294870 : 533460
Job Vacancies 88883  May/14 88883 75019 : 102551
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.1 percent May/14 4.1 2.9 : 5.7
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.8 percent Sep/14 23.8 14.1 : 24.8
Labour Costs 117 Index Points May/14 117 -6.57 : 117
Population 11.16 Million Dec/13 11.16 9.12 : 11.16
Retirement Age Women 65  Jan/13 65 60 : 65
Retirement Age Men 65  Jan/13 65 60 : 65
Employment Change 0.1 percent May/14 0.1 -0.3 : 0.6
Minimum Wages 1502 EUR Dec/14 1502 1074 : 1502
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.09 percent Oct/14 0.09 -18.11 : 223
Inflation Rate Mom 0.13 percent Oct/14 0.13 -5.2 : 179
Consumer Price Index CPI 100 Index Points Oct/14 100 11.65 : 101
GDP Deflator 102 Index Points May/14 102 53.1 : 102
Producer Prices 108 Index Points Sep/14 108 72.2 : 114
Export Prices 139 Index Points Aug/14 139 85.35 : 142
Import Prices 143 Index Points Aug/14 143 81.2 : 148
Food Inflation -1.37 percent Oct/14 -1.37 -1.37 : 7.62
Core Consumer Prices 116 Index Points Oct/14 116 87.46 : 116
Core Inflation Rate 1.5 percent Oct/14 1.5 -0.9 : 3.8
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0.05 percent Nov/14 0.05 0.05 : 4.75
Interbank Rate 0.08 percent Nov/14 0.08 0.08 : 10.63
Money Supply M0 32981 EUR Million Sep/14 32981 9081 : 32986
Money Supply M1 146500 EUR Million Sep/14 146500 59500 : 146500
Money Supply M2 453300 EUR Million Sep/14 453300 212200 : 453300
Money Supply M3 462100 EUR Million Sep/14 462100 223400 : 462100
Foreign Exchange Reserves 20648 EUR Million Sep/14 20648 9876 : 24524
Banks Balance Sheet 1105656 EUR Million Jun/14 1105656 517377 : 1527983
Central Bank Balance Sheet 71927 EUR Million Oct/14 71927 28168 : 182445
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 1399 EUR Million Sep/14 1399 -1027 : 2748
Exports 30079 EUR Million Sep/14 30079 7331 : 32745
Imports 28680 EUR Million Sep/14 28680 6976 : 31560
Current Account 1926 EUR Million Jun/14 1926 -8022 : 8787
Current Account to GDP -1.6 percent Dec/13 -1.6 -4 : 5.5
Terms of Trade 97 Index Points Aug/14 97 94.1 : 107
Remittances 24 EUR Million Feb/14 24 2 : 40
Capital Flows 1723 EUR Million Jun/14 1723 -13716 : 5616
Gold Reserves 227 Tonnes May/14 227 227 : 258
External Debt 993725 EUR Million Jun/14 993725 892627 : 1262174
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -2.6 percent of GDP Dec/13 -2.6 -5.6 : 0.4
Government Debt to GDP 102 percent Dec/13 102 74.1 : 133
Government Budget Value -11464 EUR Million Jun/13 -11464 -19109 : 816
Government Spending 23860 EUR Million May/14 23860 9857 : 23889
Government Spending to GDP 54.7 percent Dec/13 54.7 48.2 : 64
Credit Rating 86.55  86.55 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence -6.8  Oct/14 -6.8 -31.8 : 9.2
Industrial Production -1.54 percent Aug/14 -1.54 -18.19 : 19.84
Manufacturing Production 1.5 percent Jul/14 1.5 -18 : 21.3
Capacity Utilization 79.6 percent Aug/14 79.6 69.7 : 85
New Orders 116 Index Points Aug/12 116 66.93 : 157
Bankruptcies 1002 Companies Oct/14 1002 262 : 1322
Car Registrations 25198 Cars Dec/13 25198 15542 : 65540
Changes In Inventories -1103 EUR Million May/14 -1103 -1247 : 2586
Corporate Profits 7703 EUR Million Jun/12 7703 5177 : 10920
Industrial Production Mom -0.5 percent Aug/14 -0.5 -9.7 : 2
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -14  Nov/14 -14 -28 : 16
Retail Sales MoM -0.9 percent Sep/14 -0.9 -2.7 : 3.4
Retail Sales YoY percent Sep/14 1 -6.2 : 13.6
Consumer Spending 50695 EUR Million May/14 50695 22538 : 50695
Disposable Personal Income 227350 EUR Million Jun/13 227350 67353 : 227350
Personal Savings 30454 EUR Million Jun/13 30454 11527 : 39427
Bank Lending Rate 1.95 percent Sep/14 1.95 1.95 : 3.02
Consumer Credit 8543611 EUR Thousand Oct/14 8543611 5062843 : 8690566
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 106 Index Points May/14 106 75.81 : 109
Building Permits 1305  Jul/14 1305 1099 : 5010
Housing Starts 3.57 Thousand Jun/14 3.57 0.73 : 9.5
Construction Output -3.4 percent Aug/14 -3.4 -80.7 : 229
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 34 percent Jan/14 34 34 : 48
Personal Income Tax Rate 53.7 percent Jan/14 53.7 53.7 : 60.6
Sales Tax Rate 21 percent Jan/14 21 21 : 21
Social Security Rate 47.74 percent Jan/13 47.74 34.43 : 47.87
Social Security Rate For Companies 34.67 percent Jan/13 34.67 24.1 : 34.8
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.07 percent Jan/13 13.07 10.33 : 13.07




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