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Government
8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016268,357M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016296,966M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201647,861€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201652,961$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]2016302,955chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016335,341chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016111.55%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201654,032€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201659,807$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20168,894chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20169,844chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20163.28%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201650,884.7chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201656,324.3chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20136,641.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20138,820.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201319.96%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20144,764.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20146,329.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.15%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20169,002.0chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,961.7chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.15%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201618.74%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,075€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201610,045$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,230€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,634$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014871€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,158$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,605€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,777$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/08/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]03/06/1995AAA
Fitch Rating [+]09/19/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201684
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017
Fragile States Index [+]201534.4
Innovation Ranking [+]2016
Labour
8.9%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q13.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q170 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201524º
Markets
Euro / Singapore dollars [+]11/24/20171.5987
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/201718.83%chart8.56%11/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.4%October 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015146.95
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20087.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201622.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016297,924.5 M.€
Exports [+]2016329,772.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]2016111.02%
Imports [+]2016255,600.8 M.€
Imports [+]2016282,924.5 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201695.25%
Trade balance [+]201642,323.7 M.€
Trade balance [+]201646,848.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]201615.77%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20167,798chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,607,000chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,543,638
% Immigrant [+]201545.96%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20165,935.5
Emigrant stock [+]2015313,884
% Emigrant [+]20155.67%
HDI [+]20150.925
Global Peace Ranking [+]201721º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201655º
Birth Rate [+]20159.70‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.24chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.80‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.60chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201514
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.3
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.66
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros