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Work & training
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the number of job vacancies in Belgian enterprises. The figures presented in this press release reflect the situation in the 1st quarter of...
Agriculture & fishery
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the annual dairy statistics for 2019. These show that our country mainly produces more fresh dairy products and butter compared to 2015. The...
Economic indicators
In the first quarter 2020, the total hourly labour cost increases by 1.6 % on an annual basis. The sharpest increase of the labour cost is noted in the NACE...
Mobility
Road traffic accidents and casualties 2019 There were 37,699 road traffic accidents in 2019, bringing the total of casualties to 47,793, including 43,547 slightly injured, 3,600 seriously injured and 646...
Economic indicators
In April 2020, the lockdown measures due to the Covid-19 crisis had a significant impact on the industrial production. The seasonally adjusted production index reflected a decrease of 15.5% compared...
Agriculture & fishery
The agricultural and horticultural price index decreases in April (-9.7 %). The horticultural index returned to a level similar to that of the first two months of the year while...
Agriculture & fishery
In January, there was a further increase in the quantity of fish landed by Belgian vessels and sold in Belgian ports to 1,488 tonnes. Directed fishing for cuttlefish resulted in...
Agriculture & fishery
In 2019, most arable crops were subject to significant production increases compared to 2018. This is mainly due to the fact that 2018 was a bad year because of the...
DataLab
As Belgian statistical office, Statbel wants to map the impact of the COVID-19 on the labour market. This is why we will publish from now on provisional monthly data on...
Economic indicators
The construction price index has increased by 0.6% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the previous quarter. Annual inflation amounts to 1.6%. The methodology for calculating this index...