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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q312,125€chart8,228€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016465,186M.€chart10,788,835M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016511,000M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201646,900€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201651,125$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3121,190M.€chart2,804,858M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]2016194,574chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016215,374chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201642.20%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201619,467€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201621,548$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20165,579chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20166,176chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.20%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016230,051.0chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016254,643.5chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201433,209.4
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201444,041.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201414.94%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201642,699.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199816,944.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201419.03%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,845.1chart159,184.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,322.2chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.39%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201649.50%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201623,016€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201625,477$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,423€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,518$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20164,335€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,914$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016488€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016532$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/08/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]02/16/2004AAA
Fitch Rating [+]08/04/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201688
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017
Fragile States Index [+]201520.2
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201644º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]November 20176.4%chart8.8%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q36.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3343 m.
Average Wage [+]201644,679€
Average Wage [+]201549,982$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Swedish kronas [+]12/18/20179.9588
10-Year Bond Yield [+]12/18/20170.74%
Risk Premium [+]12/18/201743
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/15/20175.09%chart8.21%12/15/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20171.9%
HICP [+]November 20171.9%chart1.5%November 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/22/2017-0.50%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201810º
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20175.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017378,257
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201744.06
Motor vehicle production [+]2016205,374
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015535.92
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/199625.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201660.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016126,015.7 M.€
Exports [+]2016139,539.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201627.09%
Imports [+]2016127,222.1 M.€
Imports [+]2016140,347.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201627.35%
Trade balance [+]2016-1,206.4 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-807.9 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-0.26%
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 20173.0%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201622chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]20169,995,153chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,639,771
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,854.5
% Immigrant [+]201516.65%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20163,512.2
Emigrant stock [+]2015333,428
% Emigrant [+]20153.38%
HDI [+]20150.913
Global Peace Ranking [+]201718º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201611.80‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.85chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.20‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.20chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.50‰
Number of homicides [+]2015112
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.15
% risk of poverty [+]201514.5%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.35
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros