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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 11,455,519 people, it is ranked at 79º position by population of 196 countries and it has a high population density, con 375 people per km2.

The capital is Brussels and its currency is Euros

Belgium is holding the 24 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2019 was 467,160 millions of euros522,985 millions of dollars, ( 98.6% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 40,780€ euros per inhabitant45,654$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Belgium was on April of 2020 and it was 0.6%.

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 0.916 points in 2017, leaving it in 17th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Belgium are business, you must know it's in the 45th 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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Belgium Economy
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2019Q410,467€
Annual GDP [+]2019473,639M.€
Annual GDP [+]2019530,239M.$
GDP per capita [+]201941,240€
GDP per capita [+]201946,287$
Quarterly GDP [+]2019Q4119,910M.€
Debt [+]2019467,160
Debt [+]2019522,985
Debt (%GDP) [+]201998.60%
Debt Per Capita [+]201940,780€
Debt Per Capita [+]201945,654$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019-9,028
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019-10,107
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2019-1.90%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019247,296.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2019276,848.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201527,303.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201529,890.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201512.17%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201836,106.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201842,641.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201615.84%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20184,257.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20184,927.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20181.79%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201952.20%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201921,588€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201924,167$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,422€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,660$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20183,168€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20183,741$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018373€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018432$
Moody's Rating [+]10/11/2019Aa3
S&P Rating [+]11/25/2011AA
Fitch Rating [+]04/03/2020AA-
Corruption Index [+]201875
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201922º
Fragile States Index [+]201829.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201825º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20205.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2019Q45.2%
Unemployed [+]2019Q4265 m.
NMW [+]20201,790.5 $
NMW [+]20201,593.8 €
Average Wage [+]201949,565€
Average Wage [+]201955,488$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201715º
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]05/27/20200.9098
10-Year Bond Yield [+]05/27/20200.05%
Risk Premium [+]05/27/202046
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/27/2020-18.40%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 20200.6%
HICP [+]April 20200%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 2020-4.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201945º
IPI Year on Year [+]March 2020-3.0%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 2020428,247
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 202044.06
Motor vehicle production [+]2019247,020
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015568.13
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201960.2%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20189,119,000
Exports [+]2019397,049.7 M.€
Exports [+]2019444,563.3 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201983.83%
Imports [+]2019380,617.0 M.€
Imports [+]2019426,198.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201980.36%
Trade balance [+]201916,432.7 M.€
Trade balance [+]201918,365.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20193.47%
Retail Sales YoY [+]March 2020-3.0%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201524º
Density [+]2018375
Global Peace Ranking [+]201918º
Crude divorce rate [+]20172.00‰
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201710,273.0
% Immigrant [+]201917.30%
% Emigrant [+]20195.08%
Birth Rate [+]201810.40‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20176,021.6
Crude death rate [+]20189.70‰
Fertility Rate [+]20181.62
Crude marriage rate [+]20173.90‰
% risk of poverty [+]201615.5%
Population [+]201811,455,519
Immigrant stock [+]20191,981,919
Emigrant stock [+]2019581,740
HDI [+]20170.916
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201832º
Life expectancy [+]201881.70
Suicides [+]20171,725
Suicide rate [+]201715.13
Number of homicides [+]2017193
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20171.70
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20189.20
Consumption GWh [+]201783,197
Generation GWh [+]201869,624
Others
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]05/26/202015,320
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/26/20209,334
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/26/2020814.80
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/26/202057,455