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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q218,171€chart8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016604,456M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016669,038M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201672,200€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201680,346$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2152,961M.€chart2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]2015267,083chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015296,328chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201543.64%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201532,074€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201535,586$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20156,470chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20157,178chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20151.10%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015204,867.7chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015227,300.7chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201427,260.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201436,144.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201646,974.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,011.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201422.70%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,289.2chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,747.5chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.87%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201533.90%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201524,602€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201527,296$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,328€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,440$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,641€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,111$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016512€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016570$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]09/29/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201686
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016
Labour
9.1%August 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2213 m.
Average Wage [+]201678,459€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Swiss francs [+]10/19/20171.1541
10-Year Bond Yield [+]10/19/2017-0.07%
Risk Premium [+]10/19/2017-46
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/19/201712.33%chart9.47%10/19/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2016-0.0%
HICP [+]September 20170.8%chart1.5%September 2017HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]September 2017-0.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/15/2015-1.25%chart0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201731º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017318,199
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201742.01
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016273,853.0 M.€
Exports [+]2016303,220.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201645.31%
Imports [+]2016244,211.0 M.€
Imports [+]2016268,657.8 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201640.40%
Trade balance [+]201629,642.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]201634,562.7 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20164.90%
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 20170%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016204chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,417,700chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,438,702
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,234.9
% Immigrant [+]201529.29%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158,626.7
Emigrant stock [+]2015664,557
% Emigrant [+]20157.98%
HDI [+]20150.939
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611º
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201610.50‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.54chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20167.80‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201557
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.7
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.83
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros