Belgium Belgium

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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 11,549,888 people, it is ranked at 79º position by population of 196 countries and it has a high population density, with 378 people per km2.

It's capital is Brussels and its currency is Euros

Belgium is holding the 25 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2019 was 466,961 millions of euros (522,763 millions of dollars), ( 98.1% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 40,430€ euros per inhabitant45,261$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Belgium was on January of 2021 and it was 0.3%.

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 0.931 points in 2019, leaving it in 14th 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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Brussels: Monthly Rainfall
Belgium Economy
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2020Q39,971€
Annual GDP [+]2019476,203M.€
Annual GDP [+]2019529,665M.$
GDP per capita [+]201941,450€
GDP per capita [+]201946,237$
Quarterly GDP [+]2020Q3115,160M.€
Debt (M.€.) [+]2019466,961
Debt (M.$.) [+]2019522,763
Debt (%GDP) [+]201998.10%
Debt Per Capita [+]201940,430€
Debt Per Capita [+]201945,261$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019-9,279
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019-10,388
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2019-1.90%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019247,877.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2019277,498.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201628,149.6
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201631,160.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201612.33%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201937,205.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201941,651.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201715.31%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20194,446.1
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20194,945.2
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20191.79%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201952.10%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201921,461€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201924,026$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20162,485€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20162,755$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20193,248€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20193,636$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2019387€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2019432$
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
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20205.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2020Q36.5%
Unemployed [+]2020Q3332 m.
NMW [+]20211,994.9 $
NMW [+]20211,625.7 €
Average Wage [+]201949,565€
Average Wage [+]201955,488$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201715º
US Dollar exchange rate [+]02/25/20210.8180
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/25/20210.11%
Risk Premium [+]02/25/202132
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/25/20216.66%
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20210.3%
HICP [+]January 20210.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 2020-1.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Doing Business [+]201945º
IPI Year on Year [+]December 2020-4.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 2021417,386
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]January 202142.96
Motor vehicle production [+]2019247,020
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015568.13
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201960.2%
Annual arrivals [+]20189,119,000
Exports [+]2019399,183.2 M.€
Exports [+]2019444,563.3 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201983.83%
Imports [+]2019381,963.3 M.€
Imports [+]2019426,198.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201980.21%
Trade balance [+]201917,219.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]201918,365.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20193.62%
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20206.3%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201524º
Density [+]2019378
Global Peace Ranking [+]202017º
Crude divorce rate [+]20172.00‰
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201710,273.0
% Immigrant [+]201917.16%
% Emigrant [+]20195.04%
Birth Rate [+]201910.10‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20176,021.6
Crude death rate [+]20199.50‰
Fertility Rate [+]20191.58
Crude marriage rate [+]20193.90‰
% risk of poverty [+]201615.5%
Population [+]201911,549,888
Immigrant stock [+]20191,981,919
Emigrant stock [+]2019581,740
HDI [+]20190.931
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201832º
Life expectancy [+]201982.10
Suicides [+]20171,725
Suicide rate [+]201715.29
Number of homicides [+]2017193
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20171.69
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20199.03
Consumption GWh [+]201982,051
Generation GWh [+]201987,580
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/24/202121,988
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/24/2021760,809
Fully vaccinated [+]02/23/2021280,839
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/24/20211,903.74
Doses administered [+]02/23/2021709,568