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Enterprises
In 2017, there were 2,997 “high-growth” enterprises in the market sector. A high-growth enterprise is an enterprise with more than 10 employees and an annual growth of this staff of...
Enterprises
The number of overnight stays spent in tourist accommodations in October 2019 amounted to 3.54 million. 51% of them took place in a hotel. 2,134,381 overnight stays were registered in...
Economic indicators
In November 2019, the seasonally adjusted production index reflected an increase of 1.2% compared to October 2019. The calendar adjusted production index reflected an increase of 2.2% compared to November...
Enterprises
In December 2019, 1,025 businesses in Belgium went bankrupt. These bankruptcies resulted in a loss of 1,877 jobs: 936 full-time employees, 486 part-time employees and 455 salaried employers. The number...
Enterprises
In 2017, there were 218,988 enterprises with at least one employee in the market sector. These enterprises have on average 12.9 employees, i.e. a total of 2,818,200 employees. In 2017,...
Agriculture & fishery
68,833 bovine animals were slaughtered in November 2019 . The number of slaughtered pigs was 893,612 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 22,296,099 units. In 2018 ,...
Economic indicators
The volume of sales in retail trade, excluding fuels, has increased by 3.8 % in November 2019 compared to the same month last year. In the same period, the sharpest...
Agriculture & fishery
51.9 million litres of milk were produced in September 2019 . The major part of it (31.3 million litres, or 60 %) was semi-skimmed milk. Whole milk accounted for 33...
Economic indicators
The gross index of the number of employees in industry without construction amounted to 102.48 in the third quarter of 2019. This represents an increase of 1.0% compared to the...
Economic indicators
The index of seasonally adjusted wages and salaries in industry amounted to 111.56 in the third quarter of 2019. This represents an increase of 3.6% compared to the third quarter...