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Government
8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20169,888M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201610,945M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,988€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,414$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20164,021chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,451chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201639.97%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,622€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,795$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-772chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-854chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-7.67%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,877.9chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,292.4chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2010710.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2010941.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201026.19%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.86%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016439.1chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016486.1chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201512.53%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.55%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,564€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,731$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010327€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010433$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014218€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014289$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016177€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016196$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/11/2017Ba1
Fitch Rating [+]06/19/2017BBB-
Corruption Index [+]201652
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201790º
Fragile States Index [+]201570.8
Innovation Ranking [+]201693º
Labour
9.1%August 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]201594º
Markets
Euro / Namibian dollars [+]10/17/201715.7100
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/16/201711.04%chart9.72%10/09/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.5%September 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/17/20176.75%chart0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017108º
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201115.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201637.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20163,972.1 M.€
Exports [+]20164,396.7 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201640.17%
Imports [+]20165,799.8 M.€
Imports [+]20166,419.8 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201658.66%
Trade balance [+]2016-1,827.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-2,023.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-18.48%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20163chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,479,713chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201593,888
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20158.7
% Immigrant [+]20153.87%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158.6
Emigrant stock [+]2015145,852
% Emigrant [+]20156.01%
HDI [+]20150.640
Global Peace Ranking [+]201750º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201614º
Birth Rate [+]201529.41‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.47chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.03‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201564.92chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012388
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201216.9
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.50
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros