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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2017

Country statistical profile: Belgium 2017
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Unit
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
‌2016‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
38 071
 
40 176
 
41 511
 
42 639
 
43 755
 
45 005
 
45 873
 
46 800
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
38 117
 
41 442
 
41 929
 
43 682
 
44 478
 
45 244
 
45 890
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
1.8
 
-0.6
 
-0.5
 
0.2
 
-0.1
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
-2.3
 
2.7
 
1.8
 
0.1
 
-0.1
 
1.7
 
1.5
 
1.2
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
11.3
 
8.1
 
6.6
 
5.7
 
4.9
 
4.6
 
4.2
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Annual growth %
-6.6
 
-0.8
 
4.2
 
0.2
 
-1.5
 
5.1
 
2.4
 
2.1
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.7
 
0.9
 
0.7
 
0.9
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
Industry including energy
%
17.1
 
17.6
 
17.3
 
16.8
 
16.7
 
16.5
 
16.7
 
16.7
 
Construction
%
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.5
 
5.4
 
5.5
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
20.5
 
20.4
 
20.2
 
20.0
 
19.8
 
19.7
 
19.6
 
19.5
 
Information, communication
%
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
Finance and insurance
%
5.7
 
6.2
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
6.1
 
6.4
 
6.3
 
6.1
 
Real estate
%
9.1
 
8.8
 
8.7
 
8.7
 
8.6
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
12.5
 
12.5
 
12.8
 
12.9
 
13.4
 
13.7
 
13.8
 
14.0
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
22.0
 
21.6
 
21.8
 
22.3
 
22.7
 
22.7
 
22.5
 
22.5
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
2.2
 
2.2
 
2.2
 
2.2
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-5.4
 
-4.0
 
-4.1
 
-4.2
 
-3.0
 
-3.1
 
-2.5
 
..
 
General government debt
% of GDP
109.4
 
107.6
 
110.0
 
120.1
 
118.3
 
129.4
 
126.5
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
48.8
 
49.3
 
50.3
 
51.6
 
52.7
 
52.0
 
51.3
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
54.1
 
53.3
 
54.4
 
55.8
 
55.7
 
55.1
 
53.9
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
7.8
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
7.9
 
8.1
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
e 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
0.4
 
0.4
 
0.5
 
0.4
 
0.5
 
0.5
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
28.6
 
28.3
 
28.7
 
29.0
 
29.3
 
29.2
 
29.2
 
29.0
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
2.2
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
10.0
 
10.0
 
10.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.1
 
2.8
 
3.6
 
1.2
 
1.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.55
 
0.64
 
0.54
 
0.47
 
0.45
 
0.46
 
0.42
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
42.4
 
42.6
 
43.1
 
44.2
 
45.0
 
45.0
 
44.8
 
..
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
12.0
 
12.0
 
12.2
 
12.3
 
12.9
 
12.9
 
12.6
 
..
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
2.3
 
2.5
 
2.8
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
3.2
 
3.4
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
10.6
 
10.8
 
10.7
 
11.1
 
10.9
 
10.8
 
10.7
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
55.7
 
55.9
 
56.1
 
56.0
 
55.7
 
55.6
 
55.3
 
..
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
67.0
 
74.7
 
81.1
 
81.7
 
80.7
 
82.3
 
81.3
 
81.3
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
69.3
 
76.4
 
81.6
 
82.3
 
81.8
 
83.2
 
82.9
 
84.4
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-4.7
 
-4.5
 
-13.5
 
-12.4
 
-8.8
 
-6.1
 
2.9
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
245.2
 
275.8
 
337.0
 
313.2
 
321.4
 
320.3
 
251.9
 
..
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
240.5
 
271.3
 
323.5
 
300.8
 
312.6
 
314.3
 
254.8
 
..
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
9.9
 
10.8
 
10.1
 
8.4
 
9.1
 
8.3
 
7.5
 
..
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
82.1
 
87.7
 
95.2
 
98.0
 
104.1
 
116.8
 
105.6
 
..
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
91.9
 
98.4
 
105.3
 
106.4
 
113.2
 
125.1
 
113.1
 
..
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-1.1
 
1.7
 
-1.1
 
-0.1
 
-0.3
 
-0.7
 
0.4
 
..
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
419 640
 
465 528
 
439 573
 
433 043
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
486 226
 
482 946
 
415 717
 
427 214
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
60 966
 
43 233
 
78 329
 
6 518
 
25 188
 
-8 917
 
21 281
 
..
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
1 048
 
-8 313
 
46 413
 
33 834
 
29 480
 
-2 700
 
30 361
 
..
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
-0.1
 
2.2
 
3.5
 
2.8
 
1.1
 
0.3
 
0.6
 
2.0
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.9
 
1.4
 
1.8
 
2.2
 
1.4
 
1.6
 
1.4
 
2.0
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
0.8
 
1.7
 
2.7
 
3.1
 
3.4
 
-0.4
 
1.2
 
2.2
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
-13.9
 
9.1
 
16.9
 
6.1
 
-3.8
 
-6.2
 
-5.8
 
0.7
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
-4.9
 
6.3
 
6.8
 
2.9
 
-0.2
 
-2.5
 
-6.8
 
-2.7
 
Long-term interest rates
%
3.90
 
3.46
 
4.23
 
3.00
 
2.41
 
1.71
 
0.84
 
0.48
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
AUD per USD
0.85
 
0.84
 
0.83
 
0.82
 
0.81
 
0.80
 
0.80
 
0.80
 
Exchange rates
AUD per USD
0.72
 
0.76
 
0.72
 
0.78
 
0.75
 
0.75
 
0.90
 
0.90
 
Indices of price levels
OECD=100
116
 
108
 
110
 
104
 
109
 
109
 
100
 
101
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
56.1
 
60.4
 
56.2
 
53.8
 
55.8
 
52.8
 
52.9
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.14
 
0.14
 
0.13
 
0.12
 
0.13
 
0.12
 
0.12
 
..
 
Renewable energy
Ktoe
2 394.3
 
2 801.9
 
3 094.2
 
3 350.1
 
3 475.0
 
3 358.3
 
3 321.6
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
61.77
 
79.65
 
110.50
 
110.83
 
108.45
 
98.49
 
51.65
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Households with access to computers
%
71.1
 
76.7
 
78.9
 
80.3
 
81.9
 
..
 
82.1
 
..
 
Households with access to internet
%
67.4
 
72.7
 
76.5
 
77.7
 
80.0
 
82.8
 
81.8
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstactions
Mln m3
6 005
 
5 953
 
5 082
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in domestic ports
'000 tonnes
16
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
16
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in foreign ports
'000 tonnes
3
 
4
 
3
 
4
 
6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
5 037
 
4 973
 
5 035
 
4 969
 
4 891
 
4 788
 
4 708
 
..
 
Municipal waste total per capita
Kg
467
 
455
 
456
 
447
 
437
 
424
 
414
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
97
 
105
 
94
 
92
 
93
 
87
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
33
 
35
 
35
 
35
 
36
 
37
 
37
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
9 721
 
9 957
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
12 201
 
12 763
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
15 217
 
15 911
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
5.7
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
8.3
 
6.7
 
5.4
 
4.3
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
16.1
 
18.0
 
17.1
 
17.5
 
18.6
 
18.9
 
15.8
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
25.4
 
25.2
 
26.0
 
25.3
 
23.6
 
23.2
 
23.4
 
22.8
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
79.8
 
80.0
 
79.4
 
79.3
 
79.1
 
79.1
 
78.5
 
79.1
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
35.2
 
37.4
 
38.7
 
39.5
 
41.7
 
42.7
 
44.0
 
45.4
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
18.2
 
18.3
 
18.8
 
18.7
 
18.2
 
18.1
 
18.2
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
14.8
 
14.4
 
14.3
 
14.3
 
15.1
 
14.6
 
15.2
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: male employment
%
17.7
 
17.3
 
17.5
 
17.6
 
18.8
 
17.9
 
18.7
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: female employment
%
11.3
 
10.8
 
10.5
 
10.5
 
10.7
 
10.9
 
11.1
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
7.9
 
8.3
 
7.1
 
7.5
 
8.4
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
7.8
 
Unemployment rate: male labour force
%
7.7
 
8.1
 
7.1
 
7.6
 
8.6
 
9.0
 
9.1
 
8.1
 
Unemployment rate: female labour force
%
8.1
 
8.5
 
7.2
 
7.4
 
8.2
 
7.9
 
7.8
 
7.6
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
44.2
 
48.8
 
48.3
 
44.7
 
46.0
 
49.9
 
51.7
 
..
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
2.7
 
1.4
 
2.4
 
3.1
 
2.6
 
1.2
 
0.3
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 548
 
1 546
 
1 560
 
1 560
 
1 558
 
1 560
 
1 541
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
8 453
 
8 967
 
9 593
 
10 528
 
10 854
 
11 155
 
11 280
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
8.6
 
9.1
 
9.4
 
10.0
 
10.2
 
10.3
 
12.0
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
10 796
 
10 920
 
11 048
 
11 128
 
11 178
 
11 227
 
..
 
..
 
Population growth rates
%
0.8
 
1.1
 
1.2
 
0.7
 
0.5
 
0.4
 
..
 
..
 
Total fertitity rates
Children
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
1.7
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
16.9
 
16.9
 
17.0
 
17.0
 
17.0
 
17.0
 
..
 
..
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
17.1
 
17.1
 
17.2
 
17.5
 
17.7
 
17.9
 
..
 
..
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
13.9
 
14.9
 
15.0
 
15.3
 
15.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
9.8
 
10.2
 
10.6
 
10.8
 
10.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born men
% of labour force
6.4
 
6.7
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
6.8
 
7.2
 
7.4
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born men
% of labour force
16.3
 
16.9
 
15.5
 
17.6
 
18.2
 
18.7
 
17.9
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born women
% of labour force
7.0
 
7.1
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
6.8
 
6.5
 
6.2
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born women
% of labour force
16.1
 
17.3
 
14.6
 
15.9
 
16.0
 
16.3
 
16.0
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
80.1
 
80.3
 
80.7
 
80.5
 
80.7
 
81.4
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.3
 
77.5
 
78.0
 
77.8
 
78.1
 
78.8
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
82.8
 
83.0
 
83.3
 
83.1
 
83.2
 
83.9
 
..
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.5
 
3.6
 
3.4
 
3.8
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
..
 
..
 
Overweight or obese, % of population aged 15 and over
Measured
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
51.0
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide Rates
Per 100 000 persons
17.9
 
17.8
 
18.1
 
17.4
 
16.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
50 657
 
50 925
 
e 
50 506
 
e 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
141 487
 
137 176
 
138 643
 
..
 
141 943
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Road Fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
87
 
77
 
78
 
69
 
65
 
65
 
65
 
..
 
Last updated: 5 April 2017; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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