Belgium | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1.1  May/15 1.12 0.69 : 1.86
Government Bond 10Y 0.91 percent May/15 0.65 0.34 : 10.73
Stock Market 3746 Index points May/15 3674 929 : 4757
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 508 USD Billion Dec/13 483 11.7 : 513
GDP Growth Rate 0.3 percent Feb/15 0.2 -2.2 : 15.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.9 percent Feb/15 1 -4.1 : 19.4
GDP Constant Prices 98957 EUR Million Feb/15 98690 70652 : 98957
Gross National Product 100791 EUR Million Nov/14 100834 21890 : 102824
GDP per capita 36411 USD Dec/13 36558 11170 : 37583
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 4634 EUR Million Mar/15 4455 4455 : 24003
GDP per capita PPP 39336 USD Dec/13 39494 30332 : 40602
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 8.5 percent Mar/15 8.5 6.3 : 11
Employed Persons 3886 Thousand Nov/14 3879 3011 : 3896
Unemployed Persons 408023  Mar/15 414494 294870 : 533460
Job Vacancies 70256  Nov/14 89831 70256 : 102551
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.5 percent Nov/14 4.3 2.9 : 5.7
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.6 percent Mar/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/15 65 60 : 65
Retirement Age Men 65  Jan/15 65 60 : 65
Employment Change 0.1 percent Nov/14 0 -0.3 : 0.6
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.04 percent Nov/14 67.91 63.63 : 68.26
Minimum Wages 1502 EUR/Month Jun/15 1502 1074 : 1502
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.29 percent Apr/15 -0.39 -18.11 : 223
Inflation Rate Mom 0.38 percent Apr/15 0.06 -5.2 : 179
Consumer Price Index CPI 101 Index Points Apr/15 1354 11.65 : 1354
GDP Deflator 120 Index Points Mar/15 125 53.1 : 125
Producer Prices 104 Index Points Mar/15 103 72.2 : 114
Export Prices 138 Index Points Feb/15 136 85.35 : 142
Import Prices 143 Index Points Feb/15 137 81.2 : 148
Food Inflation -0.07 percent Mar/15 -0.14 -1.37 : 7.62
Core Consumer Prices 117 Index Points Apr/15 117 87.46 : 117
Core Inflation Rate 1.5 percent Apr/15 1.4 -0.9 : 3.8
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0.05 percent Apr/15 0.05 0.05 : 4.75
Interbank Rate -0.01 percent May/15 -0.01 -0.01 : 10.63
Money Supply M0 34244 EUR Million Mar/15 33935 9081 : 34452
Money Supply M1 158900 EUR Million Mar/15 150800 59500 : 158900
Money Supply M2 472100 EUR Million Mar/15 462400 212200 : 472100
Money Supply M3 499500 EUR Million Mar/15 488400 223400 : 499500
Foreign Exchange Reserves 22390 EUR Million Apr/15 22775 9876 : 24524
Banks Balance Sheet 1183368 EUR Million Feb/15 1191839 517377 : 1527983
Central Bank Balance Sheet 77235 EUR Million Apr/15 75224 28168 : 182445
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 1777 EUR Million Mar/15 2700 -1027 : 2748
Exports 31935 EUR Million Mar/15 29392 7331 : 32893
Imports 30159 EUR Million Mar/15 26828 6976 : 31560
Current Account 6553 EUR Million Dec/14 5053 -8022 : 8787
Current Account to GDP 1.8 percent Dec/14 -0.2 -4 : 5.5
Terms of Trade 96.5 Index Points Feb/15 99 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 Nov/14 227 227 : 258
External Debt 1054921 EUR Million Dec/14 1004755 923263 : 1262174
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -3.2 percent of GDP Dec/14 -2.9 -5.6 : 0.4
Government Debt to GDP 106 percent Dec/14 104 74.1 : 133
Government Budget Value -11464 EUR Million Jun/13 -15922 -19109 : 816
Government Spending 24164 EUR Million Nov/14 23774 9857 : 24164
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 -6.2  Apr/15 -6.3 -31.8 : 9.2
Industrial Production 3.97 percent Mar/15 -4.21 -18.19 : 19.84
Manufacturing Production -5.4 percent Feb/15 2.4 -17.3 : 18.3
Capacity Utilization 80.1 percent Feb/15 78.3 69.7 : 85
New Orders 116 Index Points Aug/12 114 66.93 : 157
Bankruptcies 1134 Companies Mar/15 845 262 : 1322
Car Registrations 36614 Cars Sep/14 28936 15542 : 65540
Changes In Inventories -2486 EUR Million Nov/14 -166 -2486 : 1935
Corporate Profits 7963 EUR Million Jun/13 7703 5177 : 10920
Industrial Production Mom 0.2 percent Mar/15 -0.1 -9.81 : 1.53
Mining Production 4.64 percent Jan/15 -3.05 -43 : 62.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -3  May/15 -6 -28 : 16
Retail Sales MoM -0.2 percent Mar/15 -0.3 -2.7 : 3.4
Retail Sales YoY -0.9 percent Mar/15 1.6 -6.2 : 13.6
Consumer Spending 51239 EUR Million Nov/14 51035 22538 : 51239
Disposable Personal Income 1105 EUR Million Mar/15 1078 1078 : 227350
Personal Savings 30454 EUR Million Jun/13 31127 11527 : 39427
Bank Lending Rate 1.85 percent Mar/15 1.85 1.85 : 3.02
Consumer Credit 8464285 EUR Thousand Apr/15 8460763 5062843 : 8690566
Gasoline Prices 1.7 USD/Liter Apr/15 1.59 0.96 : 2.26
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 109 Index Points Nov/14 108 75.81 : 109
Building Permits 1683  Jan/15 1764 1099 : 5010
Housing Starts 140 Thousand Mar/15 150 0.73 : 150
Construction Output -5.8 percent Feb/15 -3.2 -80.7 : 229
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 33 percent Jan/15 34 33 : 48
Personal Income Tax Rate 53.7 percent Jan/14 53.7 53.7 : 60.6
Sales Tax Rate 21 percent Jan/15 21 21 : 21
Social Security Rate 47.86 percent Jan/14 47.74 34.43 : 47.87
Social Security Rate For Companies 34.79 percent Jan/14 34.67 24.1 : 34.8
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.07 percent Jan/15 13.07 10.33 : 13.07




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