Belgium Unemployment Rate 1983-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Belgium remained unchanged at 8.50 percent in September of 2014 from 8.50 percent in August of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Belgium averaged 8.42 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. Content for - Belgium Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, November 23, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-08-29 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Jul 2014
8.5% 8.5% 8.7%
2014-09-30 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Aug 2014
8.5% 8.5% 8.5%
2014-10-31 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Sep 2014
8.5% 8.5% 8.5%
2014-11-28 10:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Oct 2014
8.5% 8.6%


Belgium Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.50 11.00 6.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3879.90 3872.60 3896.00 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 436730.00 445681.00 533460.00 294870.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 88883.00 83059.00 102551.00 75019.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.10 5.70 2.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.80 23.40 24.80 14.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 117.37 117.11 117.37 -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 [+]
Employment Change 0.10 0.00 0.60 -0.30 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 1501.80 1501.80 1501.80 1074.40 EUR [+]