Belgium | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1.08  Mar/15 1.08 0.69 : 1.86
Government Bond 10Y 0.47 percent Mar/15 0.47 0.41 : 10.73
Stock Market 3713 Index points Mar/15 3713 929 : 4757
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 508 USD Billion Dec/13 508 11.7 : 513
GDP Growth Rate 0.2 percent Nov/14 0.2 -2.2 : 15.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate percent Nov/14 1 -4.1 : 19.4
GDP Constant Prices 98660 EUR Million Nov/14 98660 70652 : 98660
Gross National Product 99991 EUR Million Aug/14 99991 21890 : 102824
GDP per capita 36411 USD Dec/13 36411 11170 : 37583
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 22688 EUR Million Nov/14 22688 6663 : 24003
GDP per capita PPP 39336 USD Dec/13 39336 30332 : 40602
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 8.5 percent Jan/15 8.5 6.3 : 11
Employed Persons 3883 Thousand Nov/14 3883 3011 : 3896
Unemployed Persons 414494  Feb/15 414494 294870 : 533460
Job Vacancies 70256  Nov/14 70256 70256 : 102551
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.3 percent Aug/14 4.3 2.9 : 5.7
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.7 percent Jan/15 22.7 14.1 : 24.8
Labour Costs 118 Index Points Nov/14 118 -6.57 : 118
Population 11.2 Million Dec/14 11.2 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 Nov/14 0.1 -0.3 : 0.6
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.91 percent Aug/14 67.91 63.63 : 68.26
Minimum Wages 1502 EUR Dec/14 1502 1074 : 1502
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate -0.4 percent Mar/15 -0.4 -18.11 : 223
Inflation Rate Mom 0.06 percent Mar/15 0.06 -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 101 Index Points Jan/15 101 72.2 : 114
Export Prices 135 Index Points Dec/14 135 85.35 : 142
Import Prices 137 Index Points Dec/14 137 81.2 : 148
Food Inflation -0.07 percent Mar/15 -0.07 -1.37 : 7.62
Core Consumer Prices 117 Index Points Feb/15 117 87.46 : 117
Core Inflation Rate 1.6 percent Feb/15 1.6 -0.9 : 3.8
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0.05 percent Mar/15 0.05 0.05 : 4.75
Interbank Rate 0.04 percent Mar/15 0.04 0.04 : 10.63
Money Supply M0 33288 EUR Million Nov/14 33288 9081 : 33288
Money Supply M1 154200 EUR Million Jan/15 154200 59500 : 154200
Money Supply M2 464200 EUR Million Jan/15 464200 212200 : 464200
Money Supply M3 483900 EUR Million Jan/15 483900 223400 : 483900
Foreign Exchange Reserves 22132 EUR Million Feb/15 22132 9876 : 24524
Banks Balance Sheet 1128969 EUR Million Dec/14 1128969 517377 : 1527983
Central Bank Balance Sheet 70439 EUR Million Feb/15 70439 28168 : 182445
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 1755 EUR Million Jan/15 1755 -1027 : 2748
Exports 26962 EUR Million Jan/15 26962 7331 : 32893
Imports 25207 EUR Million Jan/15 25207 6976 : 31560
Current Account 6553 EUR Million Dec/14 6553 -8022 : 8787
Current Account to GDP -1.6 percent Dec/13 -1.6 -4 : 5.5
Terms of Trade 98.5 Index Points Dec/14 98.5 94.1 : 107
Remittances 24 EUR Million Feb/14 24 2 : 40
Capital Flows 1590 EUR Million Dec/14 1590 -13716 : 4632
Gold Reserves 227 Tonnes Aug/14 227 227 : 258
External Debt 2028 EUR Million Jan/15 2028 2028 : 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 24118 EUR Million Nov/14 24118 9857 : 24118
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 -6.3  Mar/15 -6.3 -31.8 : 9.2
Industrial Production -1.29 percent Jan/15 -1.29 -18.19 : 19.84
Manufacturing Production 0.4 percent Dec/14 0.4 -17.2 : 18.3
Capacity Utilization 78.3 percent Nov/14 78.3 69.7 : 85
New Orders 116 Index Points Aug/12 116 66.93 : 157
Bankruptcies 845 Companies Feb/15 845 262 : 1322
Car Registrations 36614 Cars Sep/14 36614 15542 : 65540
Changes In Inventories -166 EUR Million Aug/14 -166 -1425 : 1935
Corporate Profits 7963 EUR Million Jun/13 7963 5177 : 10920
Industrial Production Mom 0.08 percent Jan/15 0.08 -9.81 : 1.53
Mining Production -2.9 percent Dec/14 -2.9 -43 : 62.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -6  Mar/15 -6 -28 : 16
Retail Sales MoM percent Jan/15 0 -2.7 : 3.4
Retail Sales YoY -0.3 percent Jan/15 -0.3 -6.2 : 13.6
Consumer Spending 51292 EUR Million Nov/14 51292 22538 : 51292
Disposable Personal Income 227350 EUR Million Jun/13 227350 67353 : 227350
Personal Savings 30454 EUR Million Jun/13 30454 11527 : 39427
Bank Lending Rate 1.87 percent Jan/15 1.87 1.87 : 3.02
Consumer Credit 8476809 EUR Thousand Feb/15 8476809 5062843 : 8690566
Gasoline Prices 1.59 USD/Liter Feb/15 1.59 0.96 : 2.29
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 109 Index Points Nov/14 109 75.81 : 109
Building Permits 1491  Nov/14 1491 1099 : 5010
Housing Starts 3.12 Thousand Oct/14 3.12 0.73 : 9.5
Construction Output -2.4 percent Jan/15 -2.4 -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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