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Agriculture & fishery
In March, 1,046 tonnes of fish were landed by Belgian vessels and sold in Belgian ports. Sole remains in the lead among the fish species landed this month. With landings...
Economic indicators
The volume of sales, excluding fuels, has decreased by 2.2% in August 2022 compared to the same month last year. In the same period, the sharpest increases were registered for...
Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 18 September 2022. We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Enterprises
In the second semester of 2021, the outstanding balance of consumer credit amounted to 26.7 billion euros.
Economic indicators
In August 2022 , compared to the previous month, the producer price index of industry excluding construction has increased by 2.6%. A split of this figure in energy and the...
Economic indicators
In July 2022, the seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index reflected a decrease of 1.0% compared to June 2022. The calendar adjusted index reflected an increase of 26.5% compared to July...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the figures on building permits until June 2022. Annual evolution The number of permits issued for new residential buildings in the first 6...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index - September 2022 Inflation went up in September from 9.94% to 11.27%, reaching its highest level since August 1975, when it stood at 11.42%. The consumer price...
Enterprises
During the week from 19 to 25 September included (week 38), the business courts pronounced 285 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 583 job losses. The figures for week 38...
Work & training
On average, an employee who worked full-time in 2020 earned 3,832 euros gross per month. Moreover, the pay gap between full-time employed women and men has been almost completely eliminated...