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Population
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes an overview of the provisional mortality figures for the year 2021, for all causes of death. The publication contains provisional mortality figures for all...
Enterprises
During the week from 17 to 23 January included (week 3), the business courts pronounced 160 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 356 job losses. The figures for week 3...
Enterprises
The number of overnight stays in Belgian tourist accommodations was 3,126,446 in October 2021. On a national level, most overnight stays were in holiday homes (18%) and hotels (46%). Compared...
Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 9 January 2022 We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Agriculture & fishery
69,064 bovine animals were slaughtered in December 2021. The number of slaughtered pigs was 1,001,609 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 25,620,028 units. The results for December...
Enterprises
In the first semester of 2021, the outstanding balance of consumer credit amounted to 26.7 billion euros.
Enterprises
In December 2021, 706 bankruptcies were registered by the business courts. This is a 4.4% increase compared to November. Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, also publishes a detailed report with...
Agriculture & fishery
In September 2021, 54.4 million litres of drinking milk (whole, semi-skimmed, skimmed and buttermilk) were produced. In addition, 17.3 million litres of milk drinks and chocolate milk were produced, as...
Enterprises
During the week from 10 to 16 January included (week 2), the business courts pronounced 126 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 231 job losses. The figures for week 2...
Consumer prices
Belgium's inflation rate based on the European harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) was running at 6.6% in December compared to 7.1% in November. Core inflation (inflation without energy and...