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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q14,983€chart8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016584,008M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016646,438M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201618,094€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201620,029$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q1160,818M.€chart2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]201676,304chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]201684,461chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201613.06%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,364€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,617$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-100,275chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-110,994chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-17.17%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016225,438.1chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016249,537.4chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200818,150.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200826,695.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200819.26%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.21%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201657,523.5chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201663,672.8chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.59%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,985€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20167,731$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2008704€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20081,035$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014646€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014858$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,782€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,973$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/14/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]02/17/2016A-
Fitch Rating [+]11/02/2017A+
Corruption Index [+]201646
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201730º
Fragile States Index [+]201571.6
Innovation Ranking [+]201649º
Labour
8.9%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q25.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q2699 m.
NMW [+]2013800.0 $
NMW [+]2013606.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201585º
Markets
Euro / Saudi riyals [+]11/22/20174.4059
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/2017-4.61%chart8.56%11/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.4%October 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201892º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015212.79
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20120%
Trade
Exports [+]2016158,025.9 M.€
Exports [+]2016174,918.9 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201627.06%
Imports [+]2016125,928.4 M.€
Imports [+]2016139,390.1 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201621.56%
Trade balance [+]201632,097.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]201635,528.8 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.50%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201615chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201632,275,687chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201510,185,945
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016307.5
% Immigrant [+]201532.84%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201644,017.7
Emigrant stock [+]2015270,029
% Emigrant [+]20150.87%
HDI [+]20150.847
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017133º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016141º
Birth Rate [+]201519.92‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.58chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20153.54‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.57chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015472
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.5
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201516.03
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros