Belgium: Statistics and Information

Largest city: Brussels

Capital city: Brussels

Major language: Dutch, French, German

Major religion: Christianity

Currency: € Euro

Country Size:  30,280 sq km

France: 620 km

Germany: 167 km

Luxembourg: 148 km

Netherlands: 450 km

Royaume de Belgique

Koninkrijk Belgie

Belgium

Kingdom of Belgium

Belgique

Belgie

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

 

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)

Internet access: 81.8 % (2015)

Wireless mobile broadband subscriptions: 68.3% (2016)

 

Belgium's GDP expanded by 0.6 percent on quarter in the first quarter of 2017

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

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)

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

List of European countries by population present the list of countries, territories and dependencies located in Europe.

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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