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Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the house prices in Belgium for the first quarter of 2022. The main results are the following: The Belgian median price for an...
Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 12 June 2022. We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Households
In Belgium, one child out of seven (14.5%) lives in a household at risk of monetary poverty. Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, has examined what it means for children to...
Housing
The observed annual inflation rate for house prices amounts to 6.4 % in the first quarter of 2022 compared to 6.0 % in the previous quarter.[1] The average inflation rate...
Agriculture & fishery
Animal slaughters : provisional figures for May 64,026 bovine animals were slaughtered in May 2022. The number of slaughtered pigs was 902,111 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted...
Enterprises
During the week from 13 to 19 June included (week 24), the business courts pronounced 191 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 498 job losses. The figures for week 24...
Work & training
Figures from the first quarter of 2022 on the labour market transitions show that highly-skilled people are doing well on the labour market: they mostly stay at work (98.3%), find...
Households
More than 70% of Belgians (71.3%) indicate in the first quarter of 2022 that their total disposable household income remained more or less the same in the past month compared...
Work & training
Also more employed people with a second job In the first quarter of 2022, 71.9% of people aged 20-64 in Belgium were employed, compared to 71.6% in the fourth quarter...
Enterprises
The number of VAT-registered enterprises increased by 6,037 units in April 2022 compared to March. That is 12,011 new enterprises (first registrations), 1,529 re-registrations and 7,503 de-registrations. The main sectors...