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Government
8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016267,809M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016296,536M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,466€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20169,374$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]2015154,723chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015171,665chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201557.92%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20154,961€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20155,505$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-7,612chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-8,445chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.85%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201566,976.9chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201574,310.9chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201513,260.8
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201514,722.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.72%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20145,665.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20147,526.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.45%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,768.6chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,172.9chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20158.22%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201525.07%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,148€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,383$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015425€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015472$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014191€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014253$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016119€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016132$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]01/11/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]10/07/2003A-
Fitch Rating [+]08/17/2017A-
Corruption Index [+]201649
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201723º
Fragile States Index [+]201565.9
Innovation Ranking [+]201635º
Labour
8.9%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q13.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1513 m.
NMW [+]2013294.4 $
NMW [+]2013223.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201552º
Markets
Euro / Malaysian ringgit [+]11/17/20174.9079
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/20174.87%chart7.81%11/17/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.4%October 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/13/20163.00%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201824º
Motor vehicle production [+]2016513,445
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015426.75
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20156.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201628.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016171,121.6 M.€
Exports [+]2016189,414.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201663.90%
Imports [+]2016152,129.8 M.€
Imports [+]2016168,392.4 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201656.81%
Trade balance [+]201618,991.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]201621,022.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20167.09%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201696chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,634,000chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,514,243
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,642.5
% Immigrant [+]20158.06%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,954.8
Emigrant stock [+]20151,835,252
% Emigrant [+]20155.88%
HDI [+]20150.789
Global Peace Ranking [+]201729º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016106º
Birth Rate [+]201517.09‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.06chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.87‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.22chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012652
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20122.3
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.09
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros