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Government
8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201642,946M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201647,537M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,150€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,914$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]201563,373chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]201570,312chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015142.18%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201510,830€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201512,016$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,367chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,736chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-7.56%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201511,995.5chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201513,309.0chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013890.8
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,183.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20138.58%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.72%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,018.4chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,239.4chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.59%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201526.91%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,050€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,274$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013169€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013224$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014187€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014248$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015345€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015383$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/25/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013B-
Fitch Rating [+]09/01/2017B-
Corruption Index [+]201628
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017105º
Fragile States Index [+]201588.1
Innovation Ranking [+]201670º
Labour
8.9%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
NMW [+]2011330.3 $
NMW [+]2011249.3 €
Markets
Euro / Lebanese pounds [+]12/19/20161,578.9500
8.23%11/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20173.2%
1.4%October 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/31/200910.00%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018133º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015116.72
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201310.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201520.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20163,550.6 M.€
Exports [+]20163,930.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20168.27%
Imports [+]201617,124.0 M.€
Imports [+]201618,954.5 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201639.87%
Trade balance [+]2016-13,573.4 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-15,024.4 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-31.61%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016575chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]20166,006,668chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,997,776
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20157,480.8
% Immigrant [+]201534.14%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,114.8
Emigrant stock [+]2015798,140
% Emigrant [+]201513.64%
HDI [+]20150.763
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017148º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016135º
Birth Rate [+]201515.38‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.72chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.59‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201579.50chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015231
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20154.0
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.69
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros