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Country statistical profile: Belgium 2014
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Unit
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
32 204
 
34 284
 
35 619
 
37 035
 
36 927
 
38 279
 
40 093
 
40 031
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
32 415
 
34 577
 
35 976
 
37 566
 
36 696
 
38 947
 
40 466
 
40 943
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
0.1
 
2.7
 
2.2
 
2.1
 
2.6
 
-1.3
 
-1.1
 
1.1
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
1.8
 
2.7
 
2.9
 
1.0
 
-2.8
 
2.3
 
1.8
 
-0.1
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
9.9
 
10.7
 
11.3
 
11.5
 
13.2
 
9.9
 
8.4
 
9.6
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
6.4
 
2.6
 
6.3
 
2.0
 
-8.4
 
-1.1
 
4.0
 
-2.0
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.8
 
0.9
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
Industry
%
19.3
 
19.0
 
18.7
 
17.9
 
16.5
 
16.9
 
16.4
 
15.9
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
25.0
 
24.7
 
24.9
 
24.8
 
24.4
 
24.2
 
24.1
 
24.0
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
27.1
 
27.4
 
27.5
 
27.7
 
28.3
 
28.4
 
28.6
 
28.5
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
22.8
 
22.7
 
22.5
 
23.1
 
24.3
 
24.1
 
24.3
 
24.9
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-2.6
 
0.3
 
-0.1
 
-1.1
 
-5.6
 
-4.0
 
-4.0
 
-4.1
 
General government debt
% of GDP
95.9
 
91.6
 
87.9
 
92.6
 
101.0
 
100.8
 
104.1
 
106.4
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
49.3
 
48.8
 
48.1
 
48.7
 
48.1
 
48.7
 
49.6
 
51.0
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
51.9
 
48.5
 
48.2
 
49.8
 
53.7
 
52.6
 
53.6
 
55.1
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
7.1
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
7.4
 
8.1
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
8.2
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.5
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
26.5
 
26.0
 
26.0
 
27.3
 
29.7
 
29.5
 
29.7
 
30.5
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.2
 
2.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
9.0
 
8.9
 
8.8
 
9.4
 
10.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
2.7
 
2.6
 
3.2
 
2.9
 
3.7
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
..
 
..
 
0.43
 
0.48
 
0.55
 
0.64
 
0.54
 
0.47
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
44.5
 
44.1
 
43.6
 
44.0
 
43.1
 
43.5
 
44.1
 
45.3
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
16.3
 
15.9
 
15.6
 
15.8
 
14.6
 
15.0
 
15.4
 
15.7
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
11.1
 
11.1
 
10.8
 
10.7
 
10.8
 
11.0
 
10.9
 
11.3
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
55.5
 
55.5
 
55.6
 
55.9
 
55.7
 
55.9
 
56.1
 
56.0
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
74.7
 
77.0
 
78.7
 
83.6
 
71.0
 
77.7
 
84.2
 
85.0
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
78.7
 
80.8
 
82.5
 
84.4
 
73.7
 
79.8
 
85.0
 
86.1
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
13.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
21.0
 
..
 
9.0
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
320.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
390.1
 
..
 
437.9
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
334.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
411.1
 
..
 
446.9
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
5.0
 
6.3
 
6.1
 
6.9
 
12.2
 
10.8
 
9.3
 
9.9
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
51.2
 
53.2
 
68.8
 
84.8
 
75.7
 
82.0
 
88.9
 
91.6
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
56.1
 
59.5
 
75.0
 
91.6
 
87.9
 
92.8
 
98.2
 
101.5
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
2.0
 
1.8
 
2.0
 
-1.1
 
-0.8
 
1.9
 
-1.2
 
-2.1
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
873 864
 
943 201
 
911 609
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
477 779
 
618 990
 
784 631
 
853 166
 
966 719
 
950 027
 
1 002 717
 
968 338
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
34 351
 
58 926
 
93 448
 
193 575
 
60 966
 
77 020
 
119 130
 
-30 270
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
32 640
 
50 713
 
80 141
 
220 595
 
7 527
 
24 538
 
96 875
 
-17 451
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
2.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
4.5
 
-0.1
 
2.2
 
3.5
 
2.8
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.7
 
1.1
 
1.5
 
2.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
2.2
 
2.3
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
1.9
 
2.4
 
3.9
 
6.1
 
0.8
 
1.7
 
2.7
 
3.1
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
11.8
 
7.4
 
0.2
 
19.7
 
-14.0
 
9.5
 
16.8
 
6.2
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
6.0
 
5.5
 
3.6
 
5.7
 
-4.9
 
6.3
 
6.8
 
2.8
 
Long-term interest rates
%
3.37
 
3.81
 
4.33
 
4.40
 
3.82
 
3.35
 
4.18
 
2.96
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
EUR per USD
0.90
 
0.88
 
0.89
 
0.87
 
0.86
 
0.85
 
0.84
 
0.85
 
Exchange rates
EUR per USD
0.80
 
0.80
 
0.73
 
0.68
 
0.72
 
0.76
 
0.72
 
0.78
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
110
 
111
 
117
 
121
 
117
 
111
 
111
 
107
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
58.7
 
58.1
 
57.0
 
58.6
 
57.1
 
60.9
 
59.1
 
57.3
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.17
 
0.17
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.17
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
2.0
 
2.3
 
2.7
 
3.1
 
3.8
 
4.2
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
50.06
 
61.06
 
70.35
 
96.01
 
61.77
 
79.65
 
110.50
 
110.83
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
12 941
 
12 181
 
11 599
 
12 161
 
9 219
 
9 464
 
10 372
 
9 108
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.7
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
50.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
72.7
 
76.5
 
77.7
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
6 389
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
6 176
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
22
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
19
 
20
 
20
 
22
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
5 024
 
5 093
 
5 256
 
5 243
 
5 274
 
5 067
 
5 125
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
480
 
480
 
490
 
480
 
470
 
460
 
460
 
460
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
113
 
110
 
106
 
112
 
101
 
108
 
109
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
34.6
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
8 852
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
11 004
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
15 179
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
5.2
 
5.5
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
15.4
 
14.1
 
16.1
 
18.0
 
17.1
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
27.5
 
27.6
 
27.5
 
27.4
 
25.3
 
25.2
 
26.0
 
25.3
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
78.3
 
78.4
 
79.7
 
80.5
 
79.8
 
80.0
 
79.3
 
79.3
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
31.8
 
32.0
 
34.4
 
34.5
 
35.3
 
37.3
 
38.7
 
39.5
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
18.5
 
18.7
 
18.1
 
18.3
 
18.2
 
18.3
 
18.8
 
18.7
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
15.2
 
15.1
 
14.8
 
14.2
 
14.8
 
14.4
 
14.3
 
14.3
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
17.5
 
17.6
 
17.4
 
17.0
 
17.7
 
17.3
 
17.5
 
17.6
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
12.3
 
11.8
 
11.5
 
10.8
 
11.3
 
10.8
 
10.5
 
10.5
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
8.4
 
8.3
 
7.5
 
7.0
 
7.9
 
8.3
 
7.2
 
7.6
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
7.6
 
7.4
 
6.7
 
6.5
 
7.7
 
8.1
 
7.1
 
7.6
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
9.5
 
9.3
 
8.5
 
7.6
 
8.1
 
8.5
 
7.2
 
7.4
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
51.7
 
51.2
 
50.4
 
47.6
 
44.2
 
48.8
 
48.3
 
44.7
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
2.1
 
3.5
 
3.2
 
3.8
 
2.7
 
1.2
 
2.7
 
3.8
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 569
 
1 579
 
1 583
 
1 577
 
1 559
 
1 563
 
1 574
 
1 572
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
6 171
 
6 437
 
6 744
 
7 077
 
7 088
 
7 532
 
8 058
 
8 132
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
7.8
 
8.1
 
8.3
 
8.2
 
8.6
 
9.1
 
9.4
 
9.7
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
10 479
 
10 548
 
10 626
 
10 710
 
10 796
 
10 920
 
11 048
 
11 128
 
Population growth rates
%
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
0.8
 
1.1
 
1.2
 
0.7
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
17.1
 
17.0
 
16.9
 
16.9
 
16.9
 
16.9
 
17.0
 
17.0
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
17.2
 
17.2
 
17.1
 
17.1
 
17.1
 
17.1
 
17.2
 
17.5
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
12.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
14.9
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
9.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
11.5
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
5.6
 
5.3
 
6.4
 
6.7
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
15.8
 
14.3
 
16.3
 
16.9
 
15.5
 
17.6
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
7.5
 
6.6
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
17.2
 
14.9
 
16.1
 
17.3
 
14.6
 
15.9
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.1
 
79.5
 
79.9
 
79.8
 
80.1
 
80.3
 
80.7
 
80.5
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
76.2
 
76.6
 
77.1
 
76.9
 
77.3
 
77.5
 
78.0
 
77.8
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
81.9
 
82.3
 
82.6
 
82.6
 
82.8
 
83.0
 
83.3
 
83.1
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.7
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.8
 
3.5
 
3.6
 
3.4
 
3.8
 
Obesity rate ages 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
13.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
18.6
 
17.7
 
16.7
 
17.9
 
17.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
62 124
 
62 149
 
60 733
 
e 
57 021
 
e 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
136 110
 
137 597
 
140 742
 
139 146
 
140 567
 
140 303
 
..
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
104
 
101
 
100
 
88
 
87
 
77
 
78
 
..
 
Last updated: 8 September 2014; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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