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Government
8,138€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016367,646M.€chart10,788,744M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016407,109M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,339€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,912$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,774,097M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]2015152,173chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015168,836chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.69%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,211€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,453$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015474chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015526chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.13%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201579,314.8chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201587,999.8chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201313,073.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201317,363.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201318.86%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201415,801.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201420,991.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.25%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20165,313.5chart159,183.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,883.8chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.62%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201522.25%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,152€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,278$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013191€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013254$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014250€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014332$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201677€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201685$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/18/2017Baa1
S&P Rating [+]08/26/2004BBB+
Fitch Rating [+]06/14/2017BBB+
Corruption Index [+]201635
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201732º
Fragile States Index [+]201579.1
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201671º
Innovation Ranking [+]201652º
Labour
9.1%August 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q30.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q398 m.
NMW [+]2013255.0 $
NMW [+]2013193.3 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201557º
Markets
Euro / Thai Bahts [+]10/20/201739.1880
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/20/20179.70%chart9.56%10/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.5%September 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/29/20151.50%chart0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201746º
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,944,417
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015225.03
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20067.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016194,531.2 M.€
Exports [+]2016215,326.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201652.91%
Imports [+]2016175,867.3 M.€
Imports [+]2016194,667.5 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201647.84%
Trade balance [+]201618,663.9 M.€
Trade balance [+]201620,659.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.08%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016134chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201668,863,514chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,913,258
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,217.7
% Immigrant [+]20155.68%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,478.1
Emigrant stock [+]2015854,327
% Emigrant [+]20151.24%
HDI [+]20150.740
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017120º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201671º
Ranking [+]201534º
Birth Rate [+]201510.58‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.50chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.75‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.07chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,387
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20153.5
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.11
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros