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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q29,900€chart8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,382,387M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,529,760M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,157€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201642,225$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2358,657M.€chart2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20161,277,320chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,413,865chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201692.40%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201635,257€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201639,026$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-25,841chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-28,603chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.87%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016564,244.9chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016624,562.6chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201167,889.8
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201194,462.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201112.22%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016102,809.8
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199838,068.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.77%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201613,703.7chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201615,164.7chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20165.66%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201640.82%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,574€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,239$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,979€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,754$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,833€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,262$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016378€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016419$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/27/2017P-1
S&P Rating [+]07/29/2002AAA
Fitch Rating [+]07/24/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201682
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201714º
Fragile States Index [+]201525.7
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201648º
Innovation Ranking [+]201615º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20176.3%chart8.9%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q36.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q31,257 m.
NMW [+]20161,377.7 $
NMW [+]20161,261.4 €
Average Wage [+]201634,789€
Average Wage [+]201539,792$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Canadian dollars [+]11/17/20171.5053
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/17/20171.94%
Risk Premium [+]11/17/2017158
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/20175.31%chart7.81%11/17/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.4%
1.4%October 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20171.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/26/20171.00%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201818º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]September 2017656,019
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]September 201757.09
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,370,271
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015648.07
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20085.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201653.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2016352,440.8 M.€
Exports [+]2016390,116.7 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201625.50%
Imports [+]2016376,368.2 M.€
Imports [+]2016416,602.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201627.23%
Trade balance [+]2016-23,927.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-26,485.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.73%
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 201711.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20164chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201636,229,000chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20157,835,502
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,325.4
% Immigrant [+]201521.87%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201523,675.1
Emigrant stock [+]20151,286,176
% Emigrant [+]20153.59%
HDI [+]20150.920
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201635º
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201510.90‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.60chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.50‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.13chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015604
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.7
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201515.45
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros