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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q39,950€chart8,228€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20163,144,050M.€chart10,788,835M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20163,479,232M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,100€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201642,177$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3823,883M.€chart2,804,858M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20162,140,009chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,368,776chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201668.10%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,846€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201628,608$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201625,674chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201628,419chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.80%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,388,557.0chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,536,993.7chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014145,221.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014192,976.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.14%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016298,694.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016330,624.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201419.65%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201637,253.3chart159,184.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201641,224.8chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.19%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201644.20%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201616,770€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201618,563$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,793€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,383$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,635€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20164,023$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016451€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016500$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/24/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]08/17/1983AAA
Fitch Rating [+]09/01/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201681
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017
Fragile States Index [+]201528.1
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016105º
Innovation Ranking [+]201610º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20173.6%chart8.8%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q23.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q21,622 m.
NMW [+]20171,579.0 $
NMW [+]20171,498.0 €
Average Wage [+]201647,809€
Average Wage [+]201652,919$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201522º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]12/15/20170.30%
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/14/201713.82%chart8.07%12/14/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20171.8%
HICP [+]November 20171.8%chart1.5%November 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201820º
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.5%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 20173,404,794
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201745.48
Motor vehicle production [+]20166,062,562
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015589.31
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200719.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201647.5%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,205,488.8 M.€
Exports [+]20161,339,646.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201638.34%
Imports [+]2016953,760.9 M.€
Imports [+]20161,054,891.3 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201630.34%
Trade balance [+]2016251,727.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016284,755.2 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.01%
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 2017-1.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016232chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201682,800,000chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201512,005,690
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201616,683.2
% Immigrant [+]201514.61%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201623,210.6
Emigrant stock [+]20154,045,411
% Emigrant [+]20154.92%
HDI [+]20150.926
Global Peace Ranking [+]201716º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201613º
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]20169.30‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.50chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201611.20‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201580.70chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.00‰
Number of homicides [+]2015682
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.85
% risk of poverty [+]201516.7%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20159.64
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros