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Enterprises
At the end of September 2019, 1,001,700 VAT-registered enterprises were active in our country, i.e. 3.7 % more than the year before. In September 2019, the number of new enterprises...
Economic indicators
This table gives the turnover indices for a number of sectors specified by Eurostat: the wholesale trade and a number of services like transport, accommodation and food service activities, ICT,...
Enterprises
The turnover of enterprises in Belgium, excluding agricultural and financial sectors, amounted to 317.5 billion euros during the third quarter of 2019, i.e. a 1% increase compared to the same...
Economic indicators
In September 2019 , the seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index reflected a decrease of 0.8% compared to August 2019. The calendar adjusted index reflected an increase of 0.1% compared to...
Economic indicators
In October 2019, compared to the previous month, the producer price index of industry excluding construction has increased by 1.3%. A split of this figure in energy and the rest...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the figures on building permits until August 2019. Annual evolution The number of permits issued for new residential buildings in the first 8...
Households
Average expenditure of Belgian households in 2018 In 2018, Belgian households spent on average 35,764 euros, Flemish households 36,895 euros, Walloon households 34,589 euros and households in Brussels 33,356 euros,...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index of November 2019 Inflation decreases from 0.48 % to 0.39 % in November. The consumer price index this month increases by 0.07 point or 0.06 %. Inflation...
Enterprises
The number of overnight stays spent in tourist accommodations in August 2019 amounted to 5.63 million. 37% of them took place in a hotel. 3,685,103 overnight stays were registered in...
Environment
In 2017, public authorities have spent 4,014.3 million euros for environmental protection. More than half of this amount is allocated to waste management (59%), an expense mainly borne by local...