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 11,522,000 people, it is ranked at 80º position by population of 196 countries and it has a high population density, with 377 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 2020 was 514,965 millions of euros (588,193 millions of dollars), ( 114.1% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 44,694€ euros per inhabitant51,050$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Belgium was on May of 2021 and it was 1.5%.

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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Belgium Economy
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2021Q110,304€
Annual GDP [+]2020451,177M.€
Annual GDP [+]2020513,087M.$
GDP per capita [+]202039,110€
GDP per capita [+]202044,529$
Quarterly GDP [+]2021Q1118,721M.€
Debt (M.€.) [+]2020514,965
Debt (M.$.) [+]2020588,193
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020114.10%
Debt Per Capita [+]202044,694€
Debt Per Capita [+]202051,050$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-42,318
Deficit (M.$) [+]2020-48,336
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-9.40%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020270,569.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2020309,044.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201628,149.6
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201631,150.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201612.33%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201937,205.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201941,651.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201715.31%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20194,447.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20194,977.8
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20191.79%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202060.00%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]202023,483€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]202026,822$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20162,485€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20162,754$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20193,248€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20193,636$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2019387€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2019435$
Moody's Rating [+]10/11/2019Aa3
S&P Rating [+]11/25/2011AA
Fitch Rating [+]04/03/2020AA-
Corruption Index [+]202076
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201922º
Fragile States Index [+]201829.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201825º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20215.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2020Q45.8%
Unemployed [+]2020Q4294 m.
NMW [+]20211,994.9 $
NMW [+]20211,625.7 €
Average Wage [+]202047,720€
Average Wage [+]202054,506$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201715º
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]06/15/20210.8259
10-Year Bond Yield [+]06/16/20210.10%
Risk Premium [+]06/16/202135
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/15/202116.57%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20211.5%
HICP [+]May 20212.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]April 202113.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201945º
IPI Year on Year [+]April 202128.3%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 2021455,208
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 202147.21
Motor vehicle production [+]2020267,460
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015568.13
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202060.2%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20199,343,324
Exports [+]2020367,546.5 M.€
Exports [+]2020419,340.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]202081.46%
Imports [+]2020346,849.2 M.€
Imports [+]2020394,637.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]202076.88%
Trade balance [+]202020,697.3 M.€
Trade balance [+]202024,702.9 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20204.59%
Retail Sales YoY [+]April 202118.7%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201524º
Density [+]2020377
Global Peace Ranking [+]202017º
Crude divorce rate [+]20192.00‰
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201710,273.0
% Immigrant [+]201917.20%
% Emigrant [+]20195.05%
Birth Rate [+]201910.10‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20176,021.6
Crude death rate [+]20199.50‰
Fertility Rate [+]20191.58
Crude marriage rate [+]20193.90‰
% risk of poverty [+]201615.5%
Population [+]202011,522,000
Immigrant stock [+]20191,981,919
Emigrant stock [+]2019581,740
HDI [+]20190.931
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202027º
Life expectancy [+]202080.90
Suicides [+]20181,820
Suicide rate [+]201815.77
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
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]06/14/202125,093
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]06/14/20211,076,579
Fully vaccinated [+]06/15/20213,081,926
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]06/14/20212,177.83
Doses administered [+]06/15/20218,582,694