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 2018 was 460,039 millions of euros543,306 millions of dollars, ( 100% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 40,159€ euros per inhabitant47,427$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Belgium was on January of 2020 and it was 1.4%.

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
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2019Q310,362€
Annual GDP [+]2018459,820M.€
Annual GDP [+]2018532,268M.$
GDP per capita [+]201840,240€
GDP per capita [+]201846,696$
Quarterly GDP [+]2019Q3118,701M.€
Debt [+]2018460,039
Debt [+]2018543,306
Debt (%GDP) [+]2018100.00%
Debt Per Capita [+]201840,159€
Debt Per Capita [+]201847,427$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-3,402
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-4,017
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-0.70%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018239,636.0
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018283,010.1
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.$) [+]20184,927.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20181.79%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201852.10%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201820,919€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201824,705$
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 [+]10/04/2019AA-
Corruption Index [+]201875
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201922º
Fragile States Index [+]201829.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201825º
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20195.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2019Q35.3%
Unemployed [+]2019Q3274 m.
NMW [+]20201,790.5 $
NMW [+]20201,593.8 €
Average Wage [+]201848,645€
Average Wage [+]201857,450$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201715º
US Dollar exchange rate [+]02/20/20200.9268
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/21/2020-0.15%
Risk Premium [+]02/21/202030
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/20/20204.13%
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20201.4%
HICP [+]January 20201.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 2019-0.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Doing Business [+]201945º
IPI Year on Year [+]November 20192.2%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2019528,752
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201954.22
Motor vehicle production [+]2018265,958
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015568.13
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201860.2%
Exports [+]2019394,040.3 M.€
Exports [+]2017430,142.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201885.88%
Imports [+]2019378,536.8 M.€
Imports [+]2017406,416.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201883.03%
Trade balance [+]201915,503.4 M.€
Trade balance [+]201723,726.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20182.85%
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20191.1%
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
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20171.70
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
Number of homicides [+]2017193
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20189.20