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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q37,094€chart8,228€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,680,523M.€chart10,788,835M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,850,735M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201627,700€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201630,507$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3429,816M.€chart2,804,858M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20162,218,471chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,455,626chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016132.00%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201636,615€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201640,529$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-41,937chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-46,420chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.50%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016830,111.0chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016918,849.9chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201466,168.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201487,927.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20148.01%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016112,182.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016124,174.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.65%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201625,381.1chart159,184.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201627,951.8chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.24%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201649.40%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201613,701€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,165$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,089€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,447$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,849€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,047$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016418€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016461$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/06/2017Baa2
S&P Rating [+]10/27/2017BBB
Fitch Rating [+]10/20/2017BBB
Corruption Index [+]201647
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201743º
Fragile States Index [+]201543.2
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201654º
Innovation Ranking [+]201629º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 201711.1%chart8.8%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q211.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q22,839 m.
Average Wage [+]201630,642€
Average Wage [+]201633,917$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201535º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]12/14/20171.79%
Risk Premium [+]12/14/2017148
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/14/201715.37%chart8.07%12/14/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20170.9%
HICP [+]November 20171.1%chart1.5%November 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201846º
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20173.1%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 20171,912,661
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201735.44
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,103,516
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015696.31
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]10/01/201322.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201648.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2016416,833.5 M.€
Exports [+]2016461,523.9 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201624.80%
Imports [+]2016365,636.0 M.€
Imports [+]2016404,445.4 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201621.76%
Trade balance [+]201651,197.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]201657,078.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20163.05%
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 2017-2.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016201chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201660,589,445chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20155,788,875
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20169,712.8
% Immigrant [+]20159.54%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201615,960.1
Emigrant stock [+]20152,900,924
% Emigrant [+]20154.78%
HDI [+]20150.887
Global Peace Ranking [+]201738º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201650º
Ranking [+]201537º
Birth Rate [+]20167.80‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.35chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201610.10‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.70chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.40‰
Number of homicides [+]2015469
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.78
% risk of poverty [+]201519.9%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.90
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros