Belgium Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Belgium remained unchanged at 8.50 percent in May of 2014 from 8.50 percent in April of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Belgium averaged 8.41 Percent from 1983 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 11 Percent in October of 1983 and a record low of 6.30 Percent in April of 1991. Unemployment Rate in Belgium is reported by the National Bank of Belgium.

   
 
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Belgium Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.50 8.50 11.00 6.30 1983 - 2014 Percent Monthly
In Belgium, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Belgium Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-02-28 10:00 AM Belgium
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2014 8.5% 8.5% 8.5%
2014-05-02 01:30 PM Belgium
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 8.5% 8.5% 8.5%
2014-06-03 02:00 PM Belgium
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 8.5% 8.5% 8.6%
2014-07-01 10:00 AM Belgium
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 8.5% 8.5% 8.6%
2014-07-31 10:00 AM Belgium
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 8.5% 8.5%


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.50 11.00 6.30 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 3878.30 3875.20 3900.40 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 436847.00 420056.00 533460.00 294870.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 84138.00 85411.00 90309.00 84138.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.00 5.70 2.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.40 23.40 24.80 14.10 Percent [+]
Labour Costs 117.14 130.89 130.89 -6.57 Index Points [+]
Population 11.16 11.09 11.16 9.12 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1501.80 1501.80 1501.80 1074.40 EUR [+]





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