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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q38,555€chart8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20162,228,857M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20162,466,472M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201633,300€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,178$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3573,397M.€chart2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20162,150,950chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,380,887chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201696.50%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201632,092€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201635,523$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-75,893chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-84,006chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.40%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,257,171.0chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,391,562.6chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013116,190.8
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013154,319.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20139.66%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016192,640.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016213,233.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.69%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201650,407.5chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201655,781.4chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.70%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201656.20%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201618,757€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201620,762$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,763€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,423$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,886€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,194$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016753€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016863$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/18/2015Aa2
S&P Rating [+]11/08/2013AA
Fitch Rating [+]07/28/2017AA
Corruption Index [+]201669
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201722º
Fragile States Index [+]201533.7
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201695º
Innovation Ranking [+]201618º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20179.7%chart8.9%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q29.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q22,701 m.
NMW [+]20171,560.4 $
NMW [+]20171,480.3 €
Average Wage [+]201638,049€
Average Wage [+]201642,117$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201514º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/20/20170.70%
Risk Premium [+]11/20/201733
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/20/20179.83%chart8.23%11/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.1%
HICP [+]October 20171.2%chart1.4%October 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20172.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201831º
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20173.2%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 20172,048,015
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201737.69
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,082,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015578.97
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201420.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201655.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016452,813.9 M.€
Exports [+]2016501,262.8 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201620.32%
Imports [+]2016517,621.8 M.€
Imports [+]2016573,021.8 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201623.22%
Trade balance [+]2016-64,807.9 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-71,759.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-2.91%
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20175.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016122chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201667,024,459chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20157,784,418
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201523,347.1
% Immigrant [+]201511.66%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201520,864.4
Emigrant stock [+]20152,145,975
% Emigrant [+]20153.21%
HDI [+]20150.897
Global Peace Ranking [+]201751º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201617º
Ranking [+]201516º
Birth Rate [+]201611.70‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.96chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20168.80‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20123.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.90‰
Number of homicides [+]20151,017
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.6
% risk of poverty [+]201513.6%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.09
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros