Belgium | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1.12 Sep/15 1.12 0.7 : 1.87
Stock Market 3412 Sep/15 3388 929 : 4757
Government Bond 10Y 1.14 Sep/15 1.11 0.34 : 10.73
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 533 Dec/14 525 11.66 : 533
GDP Growth Rate 0.4 Jun/15 0.4 -2.2 : 15.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.3 Jun/15 1 -4.1 : 19.4
GDP Constant Prices 99001 Mar/15 98690 70652 : 99001
Gross National Product 99812 Mar/15 100501 21890 : 103346
GDP per capita 37857 Dec/14 37600 11170 : 38557
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 22708 Mar/15 22852 6663 : 24003
GDP per capita PPP 40885 Dec/14 40607 30798 : 41641
Gdp From Agriculture 711 Mar/15 710 569 : 736
Gdp From Construction 4445 Mar/15 5717 2757 : 5717
Gdp From Manufacturing 15305 Mar/15 15453 11299 : 16070
Gdp From Public Administration 13153 Mar/15 13842 9883 : 13842
Gdp From Services 17303 Mar/15 18046 14186 : 18723
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 8.6 Jun/15 8.6 6.3 : 11
Employed Persons 3892 Mar/15 3886 3011 : 3896
Unemployed Persons 382621 Jun/15 398594 294870 : 533460
Job Vacancies 77955 Mar/15 70256 70256 : 102551
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.6 Mar/15 4.5 2.9 : 5.7
Youth Unemployment Rate 18 Jul/15 19.3 14.1 : 24.8
Labour Costs 103 Mar/15 103 -6.57 : 118
Population 11.26 Dec/14 11.16 9.13 : 11.26
Retirement Age Women 65 Dec/15 65 60 : 65
Retirement Age Men 65 Dec/15 65 60 : 65
Employment Change 0.2 Mar/15 0.1 -0.3 : 0.6
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.95 Mar/15 68.04 63.63 : 68.26
Minimum Wages 1502 Jun/15 1502 1074 : 1502
Wage Growth -2.2 Mar/15 -2.3 -6.3 : 6.5
Wages In Manufacturing 100 Mar/15 121 71.6 : 124
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.91 Aug/15 0.46 -18.11 : 223
Inflation Rate Mom 0.07 Aug/15 0 -5.2 : 179
Consumer Price Index CPI 101 Aug/15 101 11.65 : 101
GDP Deflator 102 Mar/15 102 53.1 : 103
Producer Prices 104 Jul/15 105 72.2 : 114
Export Prices 141 May/15 141 85.35 : 142
Import Prices 146 May/15 145 81.2 : 148
Food Inflation 1.49 Aug/15 0.84 -1.37 : 7.62
Core Consumer Prices 116 Jul/15 118 87.46 : 118
Core Inflation Rate 1.9 Jul/15 1.5 -0.9 : 3.8
Producer Prices Change -4.11 Jul/15 -3.75 -8.21 : 11.33
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0.05 Aug/15 0.05 0.05 : 4.75
Interbank Rate -0.02 Aug/15 -0.02 -0.02 : 10.63
Money Supply M0 35584 Jul/15 35091 9081 : 35584
Money Supply M1 168700 Jun/15 163700 59500 : 168700
Money Supply M2 480100 Jun/15 476800 212200 : 480100
Money Supply M3 506300 Jun/15 503000 223400 : 506300
Foreign Exchange Reserves 21828 Jul/15 22278 9876 : 24524
Banks Balance Sheet 1183423 May/15 1204911 517377 : 1527983
Central Bank Balance Sheet 81535 Jul/15 79866 28168 : 182445
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 3890 Jun/15 2280 -1027 : 3890
Exports 32521 Jun/15 29251 7331 : 32893
Imports 28632 Jun/15 26970 6976 : 31560
Current Account 4374 Mar/15 3242 -8022 : 8787
Current Account to GDP 1.8 Dec/14 -0.2 -4 : 5.5
Terms of Trade 96.6 May/15 96.9 94.1 : 107
Remittances 24 Mar/14 26 2 : 40
Capital Flows 1810 Mar/15 2039 -13716 : 9322
Gold Reserves 227 Mar/15 227 227 : 258
External Debt 1143057 Mar/15 1054921 923263 : 1262174
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -3.2 Dec/14 -2.9 -5.6 : 0.4
Government Debt to GDP 106 Dec/14 104 74.1 : 133
Government Budget Value -11464 Dec/13 -15922 -19109 : 816
Government Spending 24148 Mar/15 24164 9857 : 24164
Government Spending to GDP 54.3 Dec/14 54.5 47.6 : 64
Credit Rating 86.55 :
Government Debt 447843 Mar/15 428365 277160 : 447843
Government Revenues 205527 Dec/14 203719 12733 : 205527
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence -5.1 Aug/15 -4.1 -31.8 : 9.2
Industrial Production 0.7 Jun/15 -4.02 -18.19 : 19.84
Manufacturing Production 1.5 May/15 -0.1 -17.2 : 18.3
Capacity Utilization 80.5 Jun/15 80.1 69.7 : 85
New Orders 116 Aug/12 114 66.93 : 157
Bankruptcies 1065 Jun/15 796 262 : 1322
Car Registrations 36121 Jul/15 49426 13593 : 64963
Changes In Inventories -3638 Mar/15 -2567 -3638 : 2360
Competitiveness Index 5.17 Dec/15 5.13 5.05 : 5.21
Competitiveness Rank 18 Dec/15 17 15 : 24
Corporate Profits 7963 Dec/13 7703 5177 : 10920
Corruption Index 76 Dec/14 75 52.5 : 76
Corruption Rank 15 Dec/14 15 15 : 29
Ease of Doing Business 42 Dec/14 36 20 : 42
Industrial Production Mom -0.3 Jun/15 0.1 -9.8 : 1.5
Mining Production 16.53 Jun/15 -5.52 -43 : 62.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -6 Aug/15 -6 -28 : 16
Retail Sales MoM 0.8 Jun/15 0.4 -2.7 : 3.4
Retail Sales YoY 1.6 Jun/15 -1.5 -6.2 : 13.6
Consumer Spending 51575 Mar/15 51239 22538 : 51575
Disposable Personal Income 227350 Dec/13 225149 67353 : 227350
Personal Savings 30454 Dec/13 31127 11527 : 39427
Bank Lending Rate 1.83 Jun/15 1.82 1.82 : 3.02
Consumer Credit 8403624 Jul/15 8424268 5062843 : 8690566
Gasoline Prices 1.54 Aug/15 1.64 0.96 : 2.26
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 106 Mar/15 109 75.81 : 109
Building Permits 1663 Apr/15 2247 1099 : 5010
Housing Starts 2.84 Mar/15 2.59 0.73 : 9.5
Construction Output -1.8 Jun/15 2.5 -80.7 : 229
Home Ownership Rate 72.3 Dec/13 72.4 71.6 : 73.7
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 33 Dec/15 34 33 : 48
Personal Income Tax Rate 53.7 Dec/14 53.7 53.7 : 60.6
Sales Tax Rate 21 Dec/15 21 21 : 21
Social Security Rate 47.86 Dec/14 47.74 34.43 : 47.87
Social Security Rate For Companies 34.79 Dec/14 34.67 24.1 : 34.8
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.07 Dec/15 13.07 10.33 : 13.07




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. 9/3/2015