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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 11,365,834 people, it is ranked at 79º position by population of 195 countries and it has a high population density, con 372 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 2016 was 447,216 millions of euros495,023 millions of dollars, ( 105.7% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 39,347€ euros per inhabitant43,554$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Belgium was on November of 2017 and it was 2.1%.

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 0.896 points in 2015, 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 52th 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
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q39,667€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016423,048M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016466,559M.$
GDP per capita [+]201637,500€
GDP per capita [+]201641,248$
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3109,879M.€
Debt [+]2016447,216
Debt [+]2016495,023
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016105.70%
Debt Per Capita [+]201639,347€
Debt Per Capita [+]201643,554$
Deficit [+]2016-10,532
Deficit [+]2016-11,658
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.50%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016225,101.1
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016249,164.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201426,359.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201435,072.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.97%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201633,842.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201637,459.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.10%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,686.5
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,065.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.21%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201653.20%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201619,805€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201621,922$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,357€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,137$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,992€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,312$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016327€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016359$
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aa3
S&P Rating [+]11/25/2011AA
Fitch Rating [+]12/01/2017AA-
Corruption Index [+]201677
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201720º
Fragile States Index [+]201530.4
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016101º
Innovation Ranking [+]201623º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20176.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q27.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2348 m.
NMW [+]20171,753.4 $
NMW [+]20171,562.6 €
Average Wage [+]201646,570€
Average Wage [+]201651,548$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201510º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]12/14/20170.51%
Risk Premium [+]12/14/201720
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/13/201710.98%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20172.1%
HICP [+]October 20171.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20176.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201852º
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20176.0%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017552,215
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201755.99
Motor vehicle production [+]2016399,427
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015568.13
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201659.4%
Trade
Exports [+]2016359,593.0 M.€
Exports [+]2016395,880.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201685.00%
Imports [+]2016336,649.5 M.€
Imports [+]2016367,378.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201679.58%
Trade balance [+]201622,943.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]201628,502.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.42%
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 2017-2.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016372
Population [+]201611,365,834
Immigrant stock [+]20151,387,940
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20169,867.3
% Immigrant [+]201512.27%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20165,770.0
Emigrant stock [+]2015530,990
% Emigrant [+]20154.69%
HDI [+]20150.896
Global Peace Ranking [+]201719º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201624º
Ranking [+]201524º
Birth Rate [+]201610.80‰
Fertility Rate [+]20151.70
Crude death rate [+]20169.50‰
Life expectancy [+]201581.10
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.20‰
Number of homicides [+]2015220
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.95
% risk of poverty [+]201615.5%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.58