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Enterprises
During the week from 21 to 27 November included (week 47), the business courts pronounced 185 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 368 job losses. The figures for week 47...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the figures on building permits until August 2022. Annual evolution The number of permits issued for new residential buildings in the first 8...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index of November 2022 Inflation decreased from 12.27% to 10.63% in November. The consumer price index decreased by 0.29 points or 0.23% this month. Inflation based on the...
Households
29% of Belgians aged 16-74 used at least one internet-connected home device or system in 2022. In 2020 this was 24%. The practical household applications mentioned are for home security...
Households
The percentage of households [i] with access to the internet has further increased to 94% in 2022. It was 86% in 2017 and only 78% in 2012. Households with school-age...
Households
E-commerce 63% of Belgians aged between 16 and 74 have made online purchases. This is a slight decrease of 3 percentage points compared to 2021, but still 8 percentage points...
Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 13 November 2022. We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Economic indicators
The gross index of the number of employees in industry without construction amounted to 103.81 in the third quarter of 2022. This represents an increase of 1.6% compared to the...
Enterprises
During the week from 14 to 20 November included (week 46), the business courts pronounced 142 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 444 job losses. So the figures for week...
Work & training
In 2020, 51% of employees attended continuing vocational training. These are training courses that are at least partly funded by the employer and aim to increase the employee's competences. This...