Belgium Statistics and Information

Statistics & Information

Belgium

Belgium Information

  • Largest city: Brussels
  • Capital city: Brussels
  • Major language: Dutch, French, German
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Currency: € Euro
  • Country Size: 30,280 sq km

Belgium Borders With

  • France: 620 km
  • Germany: 167 km
  • Luxembourg: 148 km
  • Netherlands: 450 km

Belgium Alternative Names

  • Royaume de Belgique
  • Belgium
  • Belgique
  • Koninkrijk Belgie
  • Kingdom of Belgium
  • Belgie

Economy of Belgium

  • GDP Per capita: 46 701 US$ (2016)
  • Tax on personal income: 12.6 % (2015)
  • Gross domestic spending on R&D: 2.5% of GDP
  • Unemployment: 7.8 % of labour force (2016)
  • CO2 emissions: 7.8 tonnes per capita
  • Government debt: 127.6 % of GDP (2016)
  • Household debt: 114.5 % of disposable income

Trade and Finances

  • General government spending: 53.9% of GDP (2015)
  • Government reserves: 11 731.6 SDR millions (2014)
  • Tax on corporate profits: 3.4% of GDP (2015)
  • Tax revenue: $17 899 (2015)
  • Tax wedge: 54.0 Total (2016)

Belgium’s GDP expanded by 0.6% on quarter in the first quarter of 2017

Technology

  • Internet access: 81.8 % (2015)
  • Wireless mobile broadband subscriptions: 68.3% (2016)

Production & Investment

  • Crude oil production: 0.0 (2015)
  • Infrastructure investment: 127 000 000.00 Euros (2015)
  • Passenger transport: 131 348.0 Million passenger-kilometres (2013)
  • Primary energy supply: 0.12 Toe/1 000 US dollars (2015)
  • Road accidents: 65 Per 1 000 000 inhabitants (2015)

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Belgium averaged 2.25% from 1981 until 2017.

World Average Wages

Average wages are obtained by dividing the national-accounts-based total wage bill by the average number of employees in the total economy. Records year: 2016.

Predication of The Belgium Labour

According to the econometric models, the population of Belgium is set to project to around 11.40 Million in 2020 however by 2060, it should reach 13.1 million.

The predictions include a significant increase in the total number of households in Belgium.

As the number of single-parent families continues to rise, by as much as 23.5% by 2060.

Predication of The Belgium Labour from 2017 to 202

BELGIUM LABOUR LAST Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.8 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.5
Employed Persons 3979 3986 3985 3988 3988 3990
Unemployed Persons 336031 352695 349187 349226 348886 349160
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.4 67.74 68.07 67.85 67.75 67.86
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.57 3.52 3.5 3.48 3.4
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.5 21.1 21.06 21.07 21.07 21.07
Labour Costs 108 108 108 108 108 108
Job Vacancies 123689 128417 130865 136879 139724 155087
Minimum Wages 1532 1538 1532 1543 1545 1585
Wage Growth 1.7 0.78 0.88 0.92 1.15 1.1
Population 11.31 11.33 11.33 11.39 11.39 11.5
Retirement Age Women 65 65 65 65 65 65
Retirement Age Men 60 60 60 60 60 60
Employment Change 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Employment Rate 63.4 63.07 63.4 63.35 63.35 63.49
Full Time Employment 3468 3470 3476 3475 3475 3476
Productivity 93.8 100 100 100 100 100
Wages High Skilled 3020 3089 3090 3091 3091 3092
Wages In Manufacturing 123 105 123 105 123 123
Wages Low Skilled 1850 1864 1865 1865 1865 1865
Part Time Employment 1159 1150 1176 1172 1176 1234
Living Wage Family 1342 1347 1347 1347 1347 1347
Living Wage Individual 1124 1135 1135 1135 1135 1135

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