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In the spotlight - 14 Novembre 2013

Average income of the Belgians amounted to 16,106 euros in 2011

EurosIn 2011, the net taxable income of the Belgians amounted on average to € 16,106. The Flemish Region remains the region with the highest incomes, but the Walloon Region registered the highest income increase. Not only does the Brussels-Capital Region have the lowest incomes, but compared to the two other regions it trails even more behind each year.

Sint-Martens-Latem is the municipality with the highest average per capita income. It is 51 % above the Belgian average. The lowest average income can be found in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode. The per capita income in this municipality is half of the national average and 67% below the income in Sint-Martens-Latem.

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