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Agriculture & fishery
The first estimates of farmers’ incomes for the year 2019 made by Statbel 1 , the Belgian statistical office, have been submitted to the European Commission (Eurostat). After a year...
Economic indicators
The total hourly labour cost increases by 2.6 % on an annual basis. The sharpest increase of the labour cost is noted in the NACE section J (information and communication),...
Work & training
In 2017, a full-time employee in Belgium earned a gross average salary of 3,558 euros per month, i.e. a 15 % increase compared to 2010 (gross salary of 3,103 euros...
Environment
After years of declining trend, there has been these past four years a stabilisation of the production of municipal waste to 413 kg/inhabitant in 2018. 35 % of the 4,698,489...
Agriculture & fishery
In October 2019, some trends are confirmed. The producer price index for potatoes remains half as low as last year at this time. However, apple prices remain stable compared to...
Work & training
Job vacancy figures in Belgium in the third quarter 2019 In the third quarter of 2019, Belgian enterprises offered 140,900 job vacancies compared to 139,000 in the second quarter of...
Population
In September 2019, 3,475 persons obtained the Belgian nationality. The main countries of origin of naturalised Belgians in September are Morocco, Romania, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom and Poland. These figures...
Enterprises
Enterprise demography provides information on the activity, the employment and the legal form of active enterprises in Belgium. Enterprises are made up of legal entities for which an economic activity...
Economic indicators
The construction price index has increased by 0.4% in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the previous quarter. Annual inflation amounts to 2.3%
Work & training
3rd December, International Day of Persons with Disabilities One quarter (24 %) of people aged 15-64 in Belgium who are severely hampered by a disability or long-standing health problems have...