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Country statistical profile: Belgium 2016
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‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
37 857
 
37 652
 
39 303
 
41 118
 
42 209
 
43 362
 
43 724
 
44 745
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
38 745
 
37 698
 
40 466
 
41 475
 
43 178
 
43 983
 
44 383
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
2.2
 
2.1
 
-1.2
 
-1.1
 
0.4
 
-0.7
 
0.3
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
0.7
 
-2.3
 
2.7
 
1.8
 
0.2
 
0.0
 
1.3
 
1.4
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
10.0
 
11.4
 
8.2
 
6.6
 
6.4
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
1.9
 
-6.6
 
-0.8
 
4.2
 
0.2
 
-1.7
 
7.0
 
2.0
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.9
 
0.7
 
0.9
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
Industry
%
18.6
 
17.1
 
17.6
 
17.3
 
16.8
 
16.7
 
16.5
 
16.3
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
25.2
 
24.6
 
24.3
 
24.1
 
24.0
 
23.9
 
23.8
 
..
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
26.5
 
27.3
 
27.6
 
28.0
 
27.8
 
28.0
 
28.0
 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
22.8
 
24.0
 
23.6
 
23.8
 
24.4
 
24.9
 
25.0
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-1.1
 
-5.4
 
-4.0
 
-4.1
 
-4.2
 
-3.0
 
-3.1
 
-2.6
 
General government debt
% of GDP
101.1
 
109.5
 
107.8
 
110.1
 
120.2
 
118.0
 
129.4
 
126.4
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
49.2
 
48.8
 
49.3
 
50.3
 
51.6
 
52.6
 
52.0
 
51.3
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
50.3
 
54.1
 
53.3
 
54.4
 
55.8
 
55.6
 
55.1
 
53.9
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
7.4
 
8.1
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
8.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
26.7
 
29.1
 
28.8
 
29.4
 
30.3
 
30.9
 
30.7
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
2.2
 
2.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
9.4
 
10.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
2.6
 
3.2
 
2.9
 
3.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.48
 
0.55
 
0.64
 
0.54
 
0.47
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
44.0
 
43.1
 
43.5
 
44.1
 
45.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
15.8
 
14.6
 
15.0
 
15.4
 
15.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
10.7
 
10.8
 
11.0
 
10.9
 
11.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
55.9
 
55.7
 
55.9
 
56.1
 
56.0
 
55.7
 
55.6
 
55.3
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
79.2
 
67.0
 
74.7
 
81.1
 
81.7
 
80.9
 
83.1
 
81.6
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
79.7
 
69.3
 
76.4
 
81.6
 
82.3
 
82.2
 
84.0
 
83.2
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
21.0
 
..
 
9.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
390.1
 
..
 
437.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
411.1
 
..
 
446.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
6.9
 
12.2
 
10.8
 
9.3
 
9.9
 
10.5
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
84.8
 
75.7
 
82.0
 
88.9
 
91.6
 
97.9
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
91.6
 
87.9
 
92.8
 
98.2
 
101.5
 
108.4
 
..
 
..
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-1.1
 
-0.8
 
1.8
 
-1.2
 
-2.0
 
-1.9
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
873 864
 
943 201
 
911 609
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
853 166
 
966 719
 
950 027
 
1 002 717
 
968 338
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
193 575
 
60 966
 
77 020
 
119 130
 
-30 270
 
-2 405
 
..
 
..
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
220 595
 
7 527
 
24 538
 
96 875
 
-17 451
 
-26 368
 
..
 
..
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
4.5
 
-0.1
 
2.2
 
3.5
 
2.8
 
1.1
 
0.3
 
0.6
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
2.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
2.2
 
2.3
 
1.3
 
1.6
 
1.1
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
6.1
 
0.8
 
1.7
 
2.7
 
3.1
 
3.4
 
-0.4
 
1.2
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
19.7
 
-14.0
 
9.5
 
16.8
 
6.2
 
-3.8
 
-6.2
 
-5.8
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
5.7
 
-4.9
 
6.3
 
6.8
 
2.8
 
-0.2
 
-2.5
 
-6.8
 
Long-term interest rates
%
4.42
 
3.90
 
3.46
 
4.23
 
3.00
 
2.41
 
1.71
 
0.84
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
EUR per USD
0.87
 
0.86
 
0.85
 
0.84
 
0.83
 
0.82
 
0.82
 
0.82
 
Exchange rates
EUR per USD
0.68
 
0.72
 
0.76
 
0.72
 
0.78
 
0.75
 
0.75
 
0.90
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
121
 
117
 
111
 
111
 
105
 
109
 
111
 
101
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
58.6
 
57.1
 
60.9
 
59.1
 
57.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.17
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
3.1
 
3.8
 
4.2
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
96.01
 
61.77
 
79.65
 
110.50
 
110.83
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
12 161
 
9 219
 
9 464
 
10 372
 
9 108
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
72.7
 
76.5
 
77.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
6 176
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
19
 
20
 
20
 
22
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
5 243
 
5 274
 
5 067
 
5 125
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
480
 
470
 
460
 
460
 
460
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
112
 
101
 
110
 
110
 
105
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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
%
5.5
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
14.1
 
16.1
 
18.0
 
17.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
27.4
 
25.3
 
25.2
 
26.0
 
25.3
 
23.6
 
23.2
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
80.5
 
79.8
 
80.0
 
79.3
 
79.3
 
79.0
 
79.1
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
34.5
 
35.3
 
37.3
 
38.7
 
39.5
 
41.7
 
42.7
 
..
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
18.3
 
18.2
 
18.3
 
18.8
 
18.7
 
18.2
 
18.1
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
14.2
 
14.8
 
14.4
 
14.3
 
14.3
 
15.1
 
15.5
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
17.0
 
17.7
 
17.3
 
17.5
 
17.6
 
18.8
 
18.3
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
10.8
 
11.3
 
10.8
 
10.5
 
10.5
 
10.7
 
12.3
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
7.0
 
7.9
 
8.3
 
7.2
 
7.6
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
6.5
 
7.7
 
8.1
 
7.1
 
7.6
 
8.6
 
9.0
 
9.1
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
7.6
 
8.1
 
8.5
 
7.2
 
7.4
 
8.2
 
7.9
 
7.8
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
47.6
 
44.2
 
48.8
 
48.3
 
44.7
 
46.0
 
49.9
 
..
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
3.8
 
2.7
 
1.2
 
2.7
 
3.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 572
 
1 554
 
1 560
 
1 572
 
1 573
 
1 576
 
..
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
8 202
 
8 269
 
8 772
 
9 385
 
10 303
 
10 597
 
10 895
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
8.3
 
8.6
 
9.1
 
9.4
 
10.0
 
10.2
 
10.3
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
10 710
 
10 796
 
10 920
 
11 048
 
11 128
 
11 196
 
11 284
 
11 369
 
Population growth rates
%
0.8
 
0.8
 
1.1
 
1.2
 
0.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
16.9
 
16.9
 
16.9
 
17.0
 
17.0
 
17.1
 
17.1
 
17.2
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
17.1
 
17.1
 
17.1
 
17.2
 
17.5
 
17.8
 
18.0
 
18.2
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
14.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
10.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
5.3
 
6.4
 
6.7
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
14.3
 
16.3
 
16.9
 
15.5
 
17.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
6.6
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
14.9
 
16.1
 
17.3
 
14.6
 
15.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.8
 
80.1
 
80.3
 
80.7
 
80.5
 
80.7
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
76.9
 
77.3
 
77.5
 
78.0
 
77.8
 
78.1
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
82.6
 
82.8
 
83.0
 
83.3
 
83.1
 
83.2
 
..
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.8
 
3.5
 
3.6
 
3.4
 
3.8
 
3.5
 
..
 
..
 
Obesity rate ages 15 and over
% of population
13.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
17.9
 
17.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
57 021
 
e 
50 657
 
50 925
 
e 
50 506
 
e 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
139 146
 
140 567
 
140 303
 
144 213
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
88
 
87
 
77
 
78
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Last updated: 27 April 2016; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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