Belgium | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1.06  Apr/15 1.07 0.69 : 1.86
Government Bond 10Y 0.35 percent Apr/15 0.44 0.34 : 10.73
Stock Market 3859 Index points Apr/15 3726 929 : 4757
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 508 USD Billion Dec/13 483 11.7 : 513
GDP Growth Rate 0.2 percent Nov/14 0.3 -2.2 : 15.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate percent Nov/14 1 -4.1 : 19.4
GDP Constant Prices 98660 EUR Million Nov/14 98481 70652 : 98660
Gross National Product 99991 EUR Million Aug/14 102824 21890 : 102824
GDP per capita 36411 USD Dec/13 36558 11170 : 37583
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 22688 EUR Million Nov/14 24003 6663 : 24003
GDP per capita PPP 39336 USD Dec/13 39494 30332 : 40602
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 8.5 percent Feb/15 8.5 6.3 : 11
Employed Persons 3883 Thousand Nov/14 3879 3011 : 3896
Unemployed Persons 414494  Feb/15 428217 294870 : 533460
Job Vacancies 70256  Nov/14 89831 70256 : 102551
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.3 percent Aug/14 4.1 2.9 : 5.7
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.6 percent Feb/15 22.6 14.1 : 24.8
Labour Costs 118 Index Points Nov/14 118 -6.57 : 118
Population 11.2 Million Dec/14 11.16 9.12 : 11.2
Retirement Age Women 65  Jan/13 65 60 : 65
Retirement Age Men 65  Jan/13 65 60 : 65
Employment Change 0.1 percent Nov/14 0 -0.3 : 0.6
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.91 percent Aug/14 67.5 63.63 : 68.26
Minimum Wages 1502 EUR Dec/14 1502 1074 : 1502
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate -0.39 percent Mar/15 -0.4 -18.11 : 223
Inflation Rate Mom 0.06 percent Mar/15 0.41 -5.2 : 179
Consumer Price Index CPI 100 Index Points Mar/15 100 11.65 : 101
GDP Deflator 103 Index Points Nov/14 103 53.1 : 103
Producer Prices 103 Index Points Feb/15 101 72.2 : 114
Export Prices 136 Index Points Jan/15 135 85.35 : 142
Import Prices 137 Index Points Jan/15 137 81.2 : 148
Food Inflation -0.07 percent Mar/15 -0.14 -1.37 : 7.62
Core Consumer Prices 117 Index Points Mar/15 117 87.46 : 117
Core Inflation Rate 1.4 percent Mar/15 1.6 -0.9 : 3.8
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0.05 percent Apr/15 0.05 0.05 : 4.75
Interbank Rate 0.02 percent Apr/15 0.04 0.02 : 10.63
Money Supply M0 33935 EUR Million Feb/15 33843 9081 : 34452
Money Supply M1 150800 EUR Million Feb/15 154200 59500 : 154200
Money Supply M2 462400 EUR Million Feb/15 464200 212200 : 464200
Money Supply M3 488400 EUR Million Feb/15 483900 223400 : 488400
Foreign Exchange Reserves 22132 EUR Million Feb/15 22542 9876 : 24524
Banks Balance Sheet 1128969 EUR Million Dec/14 1144867 517377 : 1527983
Central Bank Balance Sheet 75224 EUR Million Mar/15 70439 28168 : 182445
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 2563 EUR Million Feb/15 1518 -1027 : 2748
Exports 29392 EUR Million Feb/15 27380 7331 : 32893
Imports 26828 EUR Million Feb/15 25862 6976 : 31560
Current Account 6553 EUR Million Dec/14 5053 -8022 : 8787
Current Account to GDP -1.6 percent Dec/13 -1.9 -4 : 5.5
Terms of Trade 99 Index Points Jan/15 98.5 94.1 : 107
Remittances 24 EUR Million Feb/14 26 2 : 40
Capital Flows 1617 EUR Million Dec/14 1808 -13716 : 4632
Gold Reserves 227 Tonnes Aug/14 227 227 : 258
External Debt 1054921 EUR Million Nov/14 1004755 923263 : 1262174
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -2.6 percent of GDP Dec/13 -4.1 -5.6 : 0.4
Government Debt to GDP 102 percent Dec/13 101 74.1 : 133
Government Budget Value -11464 EUR Million Jun/13 -15922 -19109 : 816
Government Spending 24118 EUR Million Nov/14 23774 9857 : 24118
Government Spending to GDP 54.7 percent Dec/13 55.1 48.2 : 64
Credit Rating 86.55  :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence -6.3  Mar/15 -8.3 -31.8 : 9.2
Industrial Production -1.29 percent Jan/15 -0.72 -18.19 : 19.84
Manufacturing Production 2.2 percent Jan/15 0.6 -17.2 : 18.3
Capacity Utilization 78.3 percent Nov/14 79.6 69.7 : 85
New Orders 116 Index Points Aug/12 114 66.93 : 157
Bankruptcies 845 Companies Feb/15 849 262 : 1322
Car Registrations 36614 Cars Sep/14 28936 15542 : 65540
Changes In Inventories -166 EUR Million Aug/14 -1271 -1425 : 1935
Corporate Profits 7963 EUR Million Jun/13 7703 5177 : 10920
Industrial Production Mom 0.08 percent Jan/15 -0.02 -9.81 : 1.53
Mining Production -2.9 percent Dec/14 -3.03 -43 : 62.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -6  Mar/15 -5 -28 : 16
Retail Sales MoM -0.2 percent Feb/15 -0.1 -2.7 : 3.4
Retail Sales YoY 1.2 percent Feb/15 -0.1 -6.2 : 13.6
Consumer Spending 51292 EUR Million Nov/14 51035 22538 : 51292
Disposable Personal Income 227350 EUR Million Jun/13 225149 67353 : 227350
Personal Savings 30454 EUR Million Jun/13 31127 11527 : 39427
Bank Lending Rate 1.85 percent Feb/15 1.87 1.85 : 3.02
Consumer Credit 8460763 EUR Thousand Mar/15 8476809 5062843 : 8690566
Gasoline Prices 1.59 USD/Liter Mar/15 1.57 0.96 : 2.26
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 109 Index Points Nov/14 108 75.81 : 109
Building Permits 1808  Dec/14 1499 1099 : 5010
Housing Starts 2.77 Thousand Nov/14 3.12 0.73 : 9.5
Construction Output -2.4 percent Jan/15 -10.9 -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 47.77 34.43 : 47.87
Social Security Rate For Companies 34.67 percent Jan/13 34.7 24.1 : 34.8
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.07 percent Jan/13 13.07 10.33 : 13.07




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