Belgium | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1.12  Jan/15 1.12 0.69 : 1.86
Government Bond 10Y 0.5 percent Jan/15 0.5 0.5 : 10.73
Stock Market 3505 Index points Jan/15 3505 929 : 4757
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 508 USD Billion Dec/13 508 11.7 : 513
GDP Growth Rate 0.3 percent Aug/14 0.3 -2.2 : 15.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.9 percent Aug/14 0.9 -4.1 : 19.4
GDP Constant Prices 98447 EUR Million Aug/14 98447 70652 : 98447
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 22988 EUR Million Aug/14 22988 6663 : 23487
GDP per capita PPP 39336 USD Dec/13 39336 30332 : 40602
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 8.5 percent Nov/14 8.5 6.3 : 11
Employed Persons 3884 Thousand Aug/14 3884 3011 : 3896
Unemployed Persons 429882  Nov/14 429882 294870 : 533460
Job Vacancies 89831  Aug/14 89831 75019 : 102551
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.1 percent May/14 4.1 2.9 : 5.7
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.6 percent Nov/14 21.6 14.1 : 24.8
Labour Costs 118 Index Points Aug/14 118 -6.57 : 118
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 Aug/14 0.1 -0.3 : 0.6
Minimum Wages 1502 EUR Dec/14 1502 1074 : 1502
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate -0.38 percent Dec/14 -0.38 -18.11 : 223
Inflation Rate Mom -0.11 percent Dec/14 -0.11 -5.2 : 179
Consumer Price Index CPI 100 Index Points Nov/15 100 11.65 : 101
GDP Deflator 102 Index Points Aug/14 102 53.1 : 102
Producer Prices 107 Index Points Nov/14 107 72.2 : 114
Export Prices 142 Index Points Oct/14 142 85.35 : 142
Import Prices 143 Index Points Oct/14 143 81.2 : 148
Food Inflation -1 percent Nov/14 -1 -1.37 : 7.62
Core Consumer Prices 117 Index Points Dec/14 117 87.46 : 117
Core Inflation Rate 1.3 percent Dec/14 1.3 -0.9 : 3.8
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0.05 percent Jan/15 0.05 0.05 : 4.75
Interbank Rate 0.07 percent Jan/15 0.07 0.07 : 10.63
Money Supply M0 33288 EUR Million Nov/14 33288 9081 : 33288
Money Supply M1 148600 EUR Million Nov/14 148600 59500 : 148600
Money Supply M2 456300 EUR Million Nov/14 456300 212200 : 456300
Money Supply M3 463400 EUR Million Nov/14 463400 223400 : 463400
Foreign Exchange Reserves 20911 EUR Million Dec/14 20911 9876 : 24524
Banks Balance Sheet 1105656 EUR Million Jun/14 1105656 517377 : 1527983
Central Bank Balance Sheet 75160 EUR Million Dec/14 75160 28168 : 182445
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 995 EUR Million Nov/14 995 -1027 : 2748
Exports 28003 EUR Million Nov/14 28003 7331 : 32893
Imports 27008 EUR Million Nov/14 27008 6976 : 31560
Current Account 1974 EUR Million Sep/14 1974 -8022 : 8787
Current Account to GDP -1.6 percent Dec/13 -1.6 -4 : 5.5
Terms of Trade 99.4 Index Points Oct/14 99.4 94.1 : 107
Remittances 24 EUR Million Feb/14 24 2 : 40
Capital Flows -1196 EUR Million Sep/14 -1196 -13716 : 4632
Gold Reserves 227 Tonnes Aug/14 227 227 : 258
External Debt 1004755 EUR Million Aug/14 1004755 923263 : 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 23815 EUR Million Aug/14 23815 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 -8.8  Jan/15 -8.8 -31.8 : 9.2
Industrial Production -3.45 percent Nov/14 -3.45 -18.19 : 19.84
Manufacturing Production 2.1 percent Oct/14 2.1 -18 : 21.3
Capacity Utilization 78.3 percent Nov/14 78.3 69.7 : 85
New Orders 116 Index Points Aug/12 116 66.93 : 157
Bankruptcies 785 Companies Nov/14 785 262 : 1322
Car Registrations 36614 Cars Sep/14 36614 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 -0.09 percent Nov/14 -0.09 -9.7 : 2
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -9  Jan/15 -9 -28 : 16
Retail Sales MoM -0.2 percent Nov/14 -0.2 -2.7 : 3.4
Retail Sales YoY 0.7 percent Nov/14 0.7 -6.2 : 13.6
Consumer Spending 51023 EUR Million Aug/14 51023 22538 : 51023
Disposable Personal Income 227350 EUR Million Jun/13 227350 67353 : 227350
Personal Savings 30454 EUR Million Jun/13 30454 11527 : 39427
Bank Lending Rate 1.89 percent Nov/14 1.89 1.89 : 3.02
Consumer Credit 8478935 EUR Thousand Dec/14 8478935 5062843 : 8690566
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 108 Index Points Aug/14 108 75.81 : 109
Building Permits 1714  Sep/14 1714 1099 : 5010
Housing Starts 3.32 Thousand Aug/14 3.32 0.73 : 9.5
Construction Output -2 percent Oct/14 -2 -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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