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Agriculture & fishery
71,374 bovine animals were slaughtered in December 2020. The number of slaughtered pigs was 1,048,430 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 24,457,036 units. The results for December...
Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 10 January 2021*. We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Work & training
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes for the first time labour market transitions based on the Labour Force Survey. The longitudinal nature of the survey makes it possible to measure...
Enterprises
489 enterprises were declared bankrupt in Belgium in December 2020. Bankruptcies registered in December resulted in 1,383 job losses: 621 full-time jobs, 567 part-time jobs and 195 salaried employers. The...
Enterprises
In the first semester of 2020, the outstanding balance of consumer credit amounted to 26.2 billion euros.
Enterprises
During the week from 11 to 17 January included (week 2), the business courts pronounced 119 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 250 job losses. Both the number of bankruptcies...
Agriculture & fishery
58.2 million litres of milk were produced in September 2020. The major part of it (32.7 million litres, or 56.2%) was semi-skimmed milk. Whole milk accounted for 37.0% of the...
DataLab
Monthly figures on the labour market – November 2020 With this series of fast indicative figures, Statbel wants to map the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the labour market...
Population
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes an overview of the provisional mortality figures for the year 2020, for all death causes. Mortality figures will continue to be updated weekly in...
Economic indicators
In November 2020, the seasonally adjusted production index in the construction sector reflected a decrease of 0.9% compared to October 2020. The calendar adjusted production index reflected a decrease of...