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Agriculture & fishery
76,223 bovine animals were slaughtered in October 2019 . The number of slaughtered pigs was 994,984 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 26,862,786 units. In 2018 ,...
Economic indicators
The volume of sales in retail trade, excluding fuels, has increased by 1% in October 2019 compared to the same month last year. In the same period, the sharpest increase...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the house prices in Belgium for the third quarter of 2019. The main results are the following: The Belgian median price for an...
Enterprises
In the first semester of 2019, the outstanding balance of consumer credit amounted to 22.8 billion euros.
Work & training
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the main results of the Labour Force Survey for the third quarter of 2019. After a very strong second quarter where the employment...
Agriculture & fishery
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, has drawn up a supply balance for the main animal species for the years 2010 to 2018. This supply balance shows a difference in the...
Enterprises
In 2019, 24.6 % of enterprises with at least 10 employees have received orders via a website or apps. Among them, 98 % have received orders from Belgium, 50 %...
Consumer prices
Belgium's inflation rate based on the European harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) was running at 0.4 % in November compared to 0.2 % in October. Core inflation (inflation without...
Economic indicators
In October 2019, the seasonally adjusted production index in the construction sector reflected a decrease of 0.3% compared to September 2019. The calendar adjusted production index reflected a decrease of...
Agriculture & fishery
The first estimates of farmers’ incomes for the year 2019 made by Statbel 1 , the Belgian statistical office, have been submitted to the European Commission (Eurostat). After a year...