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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q223,344€chart8,228€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201653,005M.€chart10,788,835M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201659,979M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201690,700€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016104,095$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q213,788M.€chart2,804,858M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]201611,025chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]201612,203chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201620.80%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201618,665€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201620,660$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016865chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016957chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.60%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201622,327.5chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201624,714.3chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20142,041.7
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,711.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.63%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,849.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20163,154.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.64%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016260.2chart159,184.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016294.4chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.24%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201642.10%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201637,800€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201641,841$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,655€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,933$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,312€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,880$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016445€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016511$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]04/28/1994AAA
Fitch Rating [+]10/13/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201681
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201719º
Fragile States Index [+]201522.2
Innovation Ranking [+]201612º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20175.7%chart8.8%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q215 m.
NMW [+]20172,106.7 $
NMW [+]20171,998.6 €
Average Wage [+]201656,197€
Average Wage [+]201662,205$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201521º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/08/20170.05%chart9.15%12/08/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20171.5%
HICP [+]October 20172.0%chart1.5%November 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20171.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201863º
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20171.2%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201751,192
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201796.61
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015733.25
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201517.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201614,243.0 M.€
Exports [+]201615,813.2 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201626.87%
Imports [+]201619,661.6 M.€
Imports [+]201621,656.9 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201637.09%
Trade balance [+]2016-5,418.6 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-5,843.8 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.22%
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 2017-26.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016228chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]2016590,667chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015249,325
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20161,620.0
% Immigrant [+]201543.27%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20161,264.3
Emigrant stock [+]201561,058
% Emigrant [+]201510.60%
HDI [+]20150.898
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201634º
Ranking [+]201519º
Birth Rate [+]201610.40‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.47chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.80‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.40‰
Number of homicides [+]20144
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.72
% risk of poverty [+]201515.3%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201518.05
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros