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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q32,145€chart8,239€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,623,146M.€chart10,788,818M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,798,622M.$chart11,934,055M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,875€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,727$chart35,008$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3442,137M.€chart2,808,461M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20161,272,912chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,408,987chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201678.32%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,176€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,836$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-146,698chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-162,380chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-9.03%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016638,115.1chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016706,329.6chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013111,597.4
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013148,153.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201315.97%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201467,784.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]200018,616.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.78%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201621,392.1chart158,577.22016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201623,704.8chart175,410.22016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.73%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.26%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,096€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,427$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013555€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013737$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014349€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014464$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016104€chart466€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016115$chart515$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/26/2017Ba2
S&P Rating [+]01/11/2018BB-
Fitch Rating [+]11/10/2017BB
Corruption Index [+]201737
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201780º
Fragile States Index [+]201562.6
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201621º
Innovation Ranking [+]201669º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20168.2%chart8.7%December 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q312.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q312,936 m.
NMW [+]2016225.4 $
NMW [+]2016204.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201578º
Markets
Euro / Brazilian reals [+]02/23/20183.9875
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/22/201813.46%chart-1.78%02/23/2018Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20181.9%
HICP [+]January 20182.9%chart1.3%January 2018HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20157.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/07/20186.75%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018125º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 20181,881,652
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]January 201811.03
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,156,356
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015209.04
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200619.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201627.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2016167,386.2 M.€
Exports [+]2016185,279.8 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201610.31%
Imports [+]2016129,618.0 M.€
Imports [+]2016143,474.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]20167.99%
Trade balance [+]201637,768.2 M.€
Trade balance [+]201641,805.6 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20162.33%
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 2017-7.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201624chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]2016206,101,000chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015713,568
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,739.8
% Immigrant [+]20150.35%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20161,649.4
Emigrant stock [+]20151,544,024
% Emigrant [+]20150.76%
HDI [+]20150.754
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017108º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201679º
Ranking [+]201556º
Birth Rate [+]201514.41‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.74chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.09‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.20chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201555,574
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201526.74
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.34
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros