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Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 12 September 2021*. We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the house prices for the first semester of 2021 in Belgium, based on the deeds of sale registered by the FPS Finances. The...
Housing
The observed annual inflation rate for house prices amounts to 7.4 % in the second quarter of 2021 compared to 6.9 % in the previous quarter[1]. The average inflation rate...
Agriculture & fishery
63,247 bovine animals were slaughtered in August 2021. The number of slaughtered pigs was 956,024 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 26,326,485 units. The results for August...
Enterprises
During the week from 13 to 19 September included (week 37), the business courts pronounced 182 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 231 job losses. The figures for week 37...
DataLab
The provisional results for the monthly indicators based on the Labour Force Survey of Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, show again, after the positive evolutions of the previous month, slightly...
Enterprises
The number of VAT-registered enterprises increased by 5,782 units in July 2021 compared to June 2021. That is 10,833 new enterprises, 1,382 re-registrations and 6,433 de-registrations. The three main sectors...
DataLab
In the context of the preparation of the next Census[1] in 2021, Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, is exploring the different possibilities of using various administrative databases in order to...
Economic indicators
In the second quarter of 2021, output prices for services increased compared to the same quarter the year before. (+1.8%). The sectors with the largest upward effect on this increase...
Agriculture & fishery
52.1 million litres of milk were produced in May 2021. The major part of it (30 million litres, or 57.7%) was semi-skimmed milk. Whole milk accounted for 36.5% of the...