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Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 3 January 2021*. We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Consumer prices
Belgium's inflation rate based on the European harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) was running at 0.4 % in December compared to 0.2 % in November. Core inflation (inflation without...
Households
In 2020, 10.9 % of the Belgian population was faced with material and social deprivation. This is what emerged from the new figures of Statbel, the Belgian statistical office. These...
DataLab
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today in its Datalab the figures on VAT-registered enterprises, with provisional results 30 days after the reference month for November. With this publication, Statbel...
Population
In October 2020, 2,305 persons obtained the Belgian nationality. The main countries of origin of people who acquired Belgian nationality in October are Morocco, Syria, Romania, Afghanistan and Iraq. These...
Population
In November 2020, there were 8,709 births in Belgium: 4,700 in Flanders, 2,793 in Wallonia and 1,216 in the Brussels-Capital Region. Over the first eleven months of the year, 105.506...
Enterprises
The sector of manufacturing and market services* had in 2018 186,000 enterprises employing at least one employee. These enterprises employed on average 13.1 employees, i.e. a total of 2,445,000 employees...
Enterprises
In 2018, there were just over 2,000 so-called high-growth enterprises in the sector of manufacturing and market services*. A high-growth enterprise is an enterprise with more than 10 employees and...
Enterprises
Between June and September, for each month observed, the number of first registrations in 2020 was higher than in 2019. This positive trend continues in October 2020 with 8% more...
Enterprises
During the week from 4 to 10 January included (week 1), the business courts pronounced 98 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 179 job losses. The number of bankruptcies shows...