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Belgium  

Belgium, is a country located at Western Europe, it has an area of 30,530 Km2, and it may be considered quite a small country.

Belgium, with a population of 11,311,117 people, it is ranked at 78º position by population of 196 countries and it has a high population density, con 370 people per km2.

The capital is Brussels and its currency is Euros

Belgium is holding the 26 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2015 was 433,992 millions of euros481,515 millions of dollars, ( 105.8% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 38,369 € euros per inhabitant42,880$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Belgium was on February of 2017 and it was 3%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Belgium, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.89 points in 2014, leaving it in 21th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Belgium are business, you must know it's in the 42th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Belgium, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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Brussels: Monthly Rainfall
Belgium Economy
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016421,974M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016467,083M.$
GDP per capita [+]201637,400€
GDP per capita [+]201641,294$
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q49,469€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4107,108M.€
Debt [+]2015433,992 M.€
Debt [+]2015481,515 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015105.80%
Debt Per Capita [+]201538,369 €
Debt Per Capita [+]201542,880$
Deficit [+]2015-10,345 M.€
Deficit [+]2015-11,478 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.50%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015221,018.5
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015245,220.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201124,130.7
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201133,575.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201111.92%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201532,883.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201536,484.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.10%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,758.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,160.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20142.16%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201553.90%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201519,540€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201521,680$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,196€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20113,052$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,921€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,241$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015335€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015371$
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aa3
S&P Rating [+]11/25/2011AA
Fitch Rating [+]12/23/2016AA-
Corruption Index [+]201677
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201619º
Fragile States Index [+]201530.4
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016101º
Innovation Ranking [+]201623º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20177.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q47.2%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4364 m.
NMW [+]20171,614.8 $
NMW [+]20171,531.9 €
Average Wage [+]201546,693€
Average Wage [+]201551,806$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201510º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/29/20170.88%
Risk Premium [+]03/29/201747
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/29/20175.02%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20173.0%
HICP [+]February 20173.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 201713.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201742º
IPI Year on Year [+]January 2017-1.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 2017549,130
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201755.63
Motor vehicle production [+]2016399,427
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014563.14
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201558.4%
Trade
Exports [+]2016357,502.0 M.€
Exports [+]2015398,158.3 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201684.72%
Imports [+]2016331,455.2 M.€
Imports [+]2015375,267.4 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201678.55%
Trade balance [+]201626,046.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]201522,890.9 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20166.17%
Retail Sales YoY [+]January 20170%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015370
Population [+]201511,311,117
Immigrant stock [+]20151,387,940
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20159,933.9
% Immigrant [+]201512.27%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,654.2
HDI [+]20140.890
Global Peace Ranking [+]201618º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201624º
Ranking [+]201524º
Birth Rate [+]201510.80‰
Fertility Rate [+]20151.70
Crude death rate [+]20159.80‰
Life expectancy [+]201581.10
Crude marriage rate [+]20123.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20122.30‰
Number of homicides [+]2014202
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.8
% risk of poverty [+]201514.9%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20148.70