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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q36,285€chart8,228€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,118,522M.€chart10,788,835M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,232,597M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201624,100€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201626,565$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3292,541M.€chart2,804,858M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20161,107,214chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,225,575chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201699.00%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,797€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201626,341$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-50,401chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-55,789chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.51%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016472,033.0chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016522,493.3chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201444,324.6
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201458,855.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.59%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201670,635.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201678,186.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.50%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201613,523.5chart159,184.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201614,902.7chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.06%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201642.20%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201610,145€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201611,230$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014973€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,267$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,521€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,683$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016291€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016321$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/19/2016Baa2
S&P Rating [+]10/02/2015BBB+
Fitch Rating [+]07/21/2017BBB+
Corruption Index [+]201658
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201734º
Fragile States Index [+]201540.9
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201676º
Innovation Ranking [+]201628º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]November 201716.7%chart8.7%November 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q316.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q33,732 m.
NMW [+]20181,029.7 $
NMW [+]2018858.6 €
Average Wage [+]201626,710€
Average Wage [+]201629,566$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201541º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]01/16/20181.50%
Risk Premium [+]01/16/201895
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/12/20184.17%chart3.37%01/16/2018Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20171.2%
HICP [+]December 20171.3%chart1.4%December 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]November 20173.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201828º
IPI Year on Year [+]November 20174.2%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20171,234,932
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201731.41
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,885,922
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.36
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]09/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016262,360.3 M.€
Exports [+]2016287,415.4 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201623.46%
Imports [+]2016281,277.2 M.€
Imports [+]2016309,309.9 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201625.15%
Trade balance [+]2016-18,916.9 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-21,894.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.69%
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 20172.0%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201792chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201746,549,045chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20155,852,953
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201610,280.8
% Immigrant [+]201512.60%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201616,553.3
Emigrant stock [+]20151,251,004
% Emigrant [+]20152.69%
HDI [+]20150.884
Global Peace Ranking [+]201723º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201629º
Ranking [+]201525º
Birth Rate [+]20168.80‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20161.34chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20168.79‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20163.73‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]2015303
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.66
% risk of poverty [+]201622.3%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.70
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros