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Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2018Q217,352€chart8,464€2018Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
Annual GDP [+]2017601,327M.€chart11,205,801M.€2017Annual GDP [+]
Annual GDP [+]2017680,000M.$chart12,589,497M.$2017Annual GDP [+]
GDP per capita [+]201770,893€chart32,900€2017GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201780,168$chart36,869$2017GDP per capita [+]
Quarterly GDP [+]2018Q2147,186M.€chart2,890,029M.€2018Q2Quarterly GDP [+]
Debt [+]2016261,919chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016289,918chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201643.34%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201631,108€chart25,584€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201634,434$chart32,871$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit (M.€) [+]20177,678chart-352,6832012Deficit (M.€) [+]
Deficit (M.$) [+]20178,674chart-453,1272012Deficit (M.$) [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20171.30%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017205,386.9chart4,772,568.12013Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017232,025.6chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201427,260.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201436,157.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201746,276.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,943.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201422.70%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20174,110.8chart164,139.62017Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20174,648.7chart184,407.62017Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20172.03%chart3.08%2017Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201734.20%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201724,214€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201727,355$chart18,790$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,328€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,442$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20175,496€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,242$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017485€chart482€2017Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017548$chart540$2017Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]09/21/2018AAA
Corruption Index [+]201785
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668º
Innovation Ranking [+]2017
Labour
8.1%September 2018Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2018Q24.7%
Unemployed [+]2018Q2226 m.
Average Wage [+]201777,397€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2016
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]11/09/20181.0062chart0.881411/16/2018US Dollar exchange rate [+]
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/16/2018-0.03%
Risk Premium [+]11/16/2018-40
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/16/2018-5.15%chart-9.22%11/16/2018Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20181.2%
HICP [+]October 20181.1%chart2.2%October 2018HICP [+]
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20182.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/06/2017-1.25%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201938º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017318,199
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201742.00
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201741.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2017265,562.0 M.€
Exports [+]2017299,604.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201744.16%
Imports [+]2017238,986.0 M.€
Imports [+]2017268,841.7 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201739.74%
Trade balance [+]201726,576.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]201730,762.9 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20174.42%
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 2018-2.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2017205chart1242017Density [+]
Population [+]20178,482,152chart341,465,1492017Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20172,506,394
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172,488.1
% Immigrant [+]201729.55%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20179,197.2
Emigrant stock [+]2017676,687
% Emigrant [+]20177.98%
HDI [+]20170.944
Global Peace Ranking [+]201812º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611º
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201710.30‰chart9.60‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20161.54chart1.552016Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20177.90‰chart9.85‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201683.70chart81.562016Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20165.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20162.00‰
Number of homicides [+]201557
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.69
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%chart17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20164.72
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 341,465,149
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros