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Households
In 2019, 11 % of the Belgian population were faced with a situation of material and social deprivation, according to the new figures of Statbel, the Belgian statistical office. The...
Economic indicators
The total hourly labour cost increases by 1.6 % on an annual basis. With an increase of 2.6 %, NACE section J (information and communication) experiences the sharpest rise of...
Agriculture & fishery
The agricultural output price index is 7.7% higher in January 2020 than in January 2019. This is due to output prices for animal production and animal products, which are higher...
Work & training
In Belgium, women earn on average 6 % less per hour than men, according to the harmonised European gender pay gap of 2018 published by Statbel, the Belgian statistical office....
Work & training
8 March : International Women's Day Since the third quarter of 2017, the unemployment rate of women has been below the level of men, according to the latest figures of...
Population
In December 2019, 2,622 persons obtained the Belgian nationality. The main countries of origin of naturalised Belgians in December are Morocco, Romania, Italy, Poland and The United Kingdom. These figures...
Economic indicators
The construction price index has increased by 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2019 compared to the previous quarter. Annual inflation amounts to 2.0%.
Enterprises
Value of industrial production in euros according to the main activity of the unit 2019 (January - December). Deliveries in value and in quantity according to the NACE, the CPA...
Enterprises
At the end of December 2019, 1,010,645 VAT-registered enterprises were active in our country, i.e. 3.5 % more than the year before. In December 2019, the number of new enterprises...
Enterprises
The number of overnight stays spent in tourist accommodations in November 2019 amounted to 2.71 million. 59% of them took place in a hotel. 1,530,086 overnight stays were registered in...