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Economic indicators
When interpreting the figures, account should be taken of the fact that there is a certain delay between the termination of the economic activity and the notification of bankruptcy by...
Consumer prices
Belgium's inflation rate based on the European harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) was running at 0.2 % in June compared to -0.2 % in May. Core inflation (inflation without...
Population
In 2019, life expectancy at birth in Belgium was 81.8 years for the total population, 84.0 years for women and 79.6 years for men. This is what emerged from an...
Economic indicators
In May 2020, the first lockdown easing measures due to the Covid-19 crisis had a positive impact on the industrial production. The seasonally adjusted industrial production index in May reflected...
Population
In 2017, feto-infant mortality, which is the sum of infant deaths and stillbirths, amounted to 1,062 deaths for the whole country. In 2017, 428 deaths of children less than 1...
DataLab
Decrease in the employment rate As Belgian statistical office, Statbel wants to map the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the labour market by providing fast, indicative figures. Based on...
Population
In April 2020, 4,182 persons obtained the Belgian nationality. The main countries of origin of people who acquired Belgian nationality in April are Morocco, Romania, the Democratic Republic of the...
Agriculture & fishery
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, has drawn up a supply balance for the main animal species for the years 2010 to 2019. In 2019, the overall net production decreased by...
Agriculture & fishery
In May 2020, the overall agricultural producer price index remained at a level similar to the previous month. Just like in April, the index for animal products decreases by 7...
Agriculture & fishery
In 2019, the success of organic farming was once again undeniable. All indicators, with the exception of the pig livestock, confirm that the growth of the sector has been sustained...