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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 11,467,923 people, it is ranked at 79º position by population of 196 countries and it has a high population density, con 376 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 459,651 millions of euros542,847 millions of dollars, ( 102% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 40,081€ euros per inhabitant47,336$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Belgium was on September of 2019 and it was 0.8%.

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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Brussels: Monthly Rainfall
Belgium Economy
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2019Q210,062€
Annual GDP [+]2018450,506M.€
Annual GDP [+]2018532,268M.$
GDP per capita [+]201839,500€
GDP per capita [+]201846,696$
Quarterly GDP [+]2019Q2115,393M.€
Debt [+]2018459,651
Debt [+]2018542,847
Debt (%GDP) [+]2018102.00%
Debt Per Capita [+]201840,081€
Debt Per Capita [+]201847,336$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-3,096
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-3,656
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-0.70%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018235,976.4
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018278,688.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201526,937.0
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.€) [+]20184,170.7
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20184,927.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20181.79%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201852.40%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201820,577€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201824,302$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,398€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,660$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20183,168€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20183,741$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018366€
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 [+]201821º
Fragile States Index [+]201829.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201825º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20195.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2019Q25.3%
Unemployed [+]2019Q2272 m.
NMW [+]20191,824.9 $
NMW [+]20191,593.8 €
Average Wage [+]201848,455€
Average Wage [+]201857,226$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201715º
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]10/21/20190.8950
10-Year Bond Yield [+]10/22/2019-0.06%
Risk Premium [+]10/22/201930
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/21/201916.66%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20190.8%
HICP [+]September 20190.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 2019-1.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201945º
IPI Year on Year [+]July 2019-0.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2019528,752
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201954.16
Motor vehicle production [+]2018265,958
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015568.13
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201860.2%
Trade
Exports [+]2018395,027.7 M.€
Exports [+]2017430,142.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201887.69%
Imports [+]2018381,031.2 M.€
Imports [+]2017406,416.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201884.58%
Trade balance [+]201813,996.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]201723,726.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20183.11%
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 20190.2%
Socio-Demography
Ranking [+]201524º
Density [+]2018376
Global Peace Ranking [+]201918º
Crude divorce rate [+]20172.00‰
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201710,273.0
% Immigrant [+]201711.13%
% Emigrant [+]20174.94%
Birth Rate [+]201810.30‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20176,021.6
Crude death rate [+]20189.70‰
Fertility Rate [+]20171.65
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.95
Crude marriage rate [+]20173.90‰
% risk of poverty [+]201615.5%
Population [+]201811,467,923
Immigrant stock [+]20171,268,411
Emigrant stock [+]2017562,626
HDI [+]20170.916
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201832º
Life expectancy [+]201781.60
Number of homicides [+]2015220
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20179.12