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Government
8,228€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201688,357M.€chart10,788,835M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201697,802M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,346€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,917$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,804,858M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]201631,984chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]201635,394chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201636.19%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,935€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,141$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-7,434chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-8,226chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-8.41%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201634,827.1chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201638,540.0chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,481.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,972.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201512.79%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.23%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,955.7chart159,184.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,164.7chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]19945.96%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.41%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,107€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,332$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015275€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015305$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014217€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014288$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016118€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016131$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/23/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]06/29/2017B-
Fitch Rating [+]08/24/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201631
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201797º
Fragile States Index [+]201575.9
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201674º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016100º
Labour
8.8%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q33.7%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3298 m.
NMW [+]2013318.0 $
NMW [+]2013241.0 €
Markets
9.42%12/12/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20170.3%
1.5%November 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/01/20177.83%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018118º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015139.28
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200612.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201615,175.4 M.€
Exports [+]201616,797.7 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201617.18%
Imports [+]201614,747.7 M.€
Imports [+]201616,324.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201616.69%
Trade balance [+]2016427.7 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016473.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.48%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201664chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201616,529,000chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015387,513
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,612.0
% Immigrant [+]20152.38%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016764.9
Emigrant stock [+]20151,101,923
% Emigrant [+]20156.77%
HDI [+]20150.739
Global Peace Ranking [+]201766º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201640º
Ranking [+]201544º
Birth Rate [+]201520.48‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.51chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.13‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.08chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,309
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20148.23
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.59
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros