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Government
8,228€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016181,867M.€chart10,788,835M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016201,309M.$chart11,885,664M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,962€chart31,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20162,172$chart34,866$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,804,858M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]201477,129chart8,600,9832012Debt [+]
Debt [+]2014102,466chart11,050,5432012Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201455.13%chart90.60%2012Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014850€chart25,585€2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20141,129$chart32,872$2012Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-8,799chart-352,6832012Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-11,689chart-453,1272012Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-6.29%chart-3.70%2012Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201439,909.9chart4,772,568.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201453,020.3chart6,338,447.72013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20137,267.4
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20139,651.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201318.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.22%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,442.9chart159,184.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,917.9chart175,367.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201310.10%chart4.00%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201428.53%chart49.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014440€chart14,313€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014584$chart18,792$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201381€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013108$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201459€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201478$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201648€chart468€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201653$chart514$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/18/2017BB-
Corruption Index [+]201633
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201755º
Fragile States Index [+]201572.4
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201688º
Innovation Ranking [+]201659º
Labour
8.8%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q12.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q11,153 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201559º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/12/201739.46%chart9.42%12/12/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.5%November 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20146.50%chart0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201868º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.66
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016159,711.5 M.€
Exports [+]2016176,784.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201687.82%
Imports [+]2016157,404.7 M.€
Imports [+]2016174,231.3 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201686.55%
Trade balance [+]20162,306.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]20162,553.4 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20161.27%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016280chart1242016Density [+]
Population [+]201692,701,100chart340,894,6062016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201572,793
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201611,880.0
% Immigrant [+]20150.08%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201699.9
Emigrant stock [+]20152,558,678
% Emigrant [+]20152.79%
HDI [+]20150.683
Global Peace Ranking [+]201759º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201665º
Ranking [+]201541º
Birth Rate [+]201516.92‰chart9.67‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.96chart1.562015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.81‰chart10.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.89chart82.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20123,037
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20123.30
17.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.20
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Population: 340,894,606
  • Surface Area: 2,759,052 km2
  • Currency: Euros