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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q29,631€chart8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016423,048M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016466,559M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201637,500€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201641,248$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2109,462M.€chart2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]2016447,216chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016495,023chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016105.70%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201639,347€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201643,554$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-10,532chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-11,658chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.50%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016225,101.1chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016249,164.4chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201426,359.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201435,072.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.97%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201633,842.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201637,459.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.10%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,686.5chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,065.7chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.21%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201653.20%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201619,805€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201621,922$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,357€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,137$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,992€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,312$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016327€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016359$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aa3
S&P Rating [+]11/25/2011AA
Fitch Rating [+]06/23/2017AA-
Corruption Index [+]201677
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201720º
Fragile States Index [+]201530.4
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016101º
Innovation Ranking [+]201623º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20177.1%chart8.9%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
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 [+]11/21/20170.57%
Risk Premium [+]11/21/201721
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/20/20179.87%chart8.23%11/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20172.0%
HICP [+]October 20171.8%chart1.4%October 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20177.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201852º
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20175.0%
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 [+]September 20171.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016372chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,365,834chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,387,940
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20159,933.9
% Immigrant [+]201512.27%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,654.2
Emigrant stock [+]2015530,990
% Emigrant [+]20154.69%
HDI [+]20150.896
Global Peace Ranking [+]201719º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201624º
Ranking [+]201524º
Birth Rate [+]201610.80‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.70chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.50‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.10chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.20‰
Number of homicides [+]2015220
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20152.0
% risk of poverty [+]201615.5%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.58
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros