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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q210,692€chart8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016702,641M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016777,548M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201641,300€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201645,658$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3183,428M.€chart2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]2016434,205chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016480,622chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201661.80%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,420€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201628,137$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20162,573chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20162,848chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.40%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016305,249.0chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016337,880.1chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201436,660.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201448,715.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.97%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201659,153.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201665,476.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201420.86%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20168,435.9chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,335.2chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.82%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201643.40%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,870€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201619,780$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,173€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,889$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,484€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,856$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016496€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016548$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/31/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]11/20/2015AAA
Fitch Rating [+]10/27/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201683
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017
Fragile States Index [+]201526.8
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201662º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20174.5%chart8.9%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q34.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3408 m.
NMW [+]20171,635.5 $
NMW [+]20171,551.6 €
Average Wage [+]201650,853€
Average Wage [+]201656,289$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/22/20170.44%
Risk Premium [+]11/22/20179
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/21/201712.14%chart8.78%11/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.3%
HICP [+]October 20171.3%chart1.4%October 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20176.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201832º
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20171.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017417,695
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201729.56
Motor vehicle production [+]201644,430
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015553.33
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]10/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201652.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016516,248.9 M.€
Exports [+]2016569,705.4 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201673.47%
Imports [+]2016456,289.7 M.€
Imports [+]2016503,414.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201664.94%
Trade balance [+]201659,959.2 M.€
Trade balance [+]201666,291.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.53%
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20175.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016411chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201617,081,507chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,979,486
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,364.8
% Immigrant [+]201511.66%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,361.0
Emigrant stock [+]2015981,434
% Emigrant [+]20155.78%
HDI [+]20150.924
Global Peace Ranking [+]201719º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201616º
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201610.10‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.66chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20168.70‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.60chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.00‰
Number of homicides [+]2015104
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.6
% risk of poverty [+]201511.6%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20159.77
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros