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Enterprises
February 2017: 800 bankruptcies The bankruptcies resulted in a loss of 1,347 jobs: 657 full-time employees, 368 part-time employees and 322 salaried employers lost their jobs. The number of bankruptcies...
Population
In 2014, there were 7 maternal deaths in our country: 5 direct and 2 indirect. There was also one late maternal death. The number of cases being so small, a...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index of February 2017 Inflation in February has gone up from 2.65% to 2.97%. The consumer price index increased by 0.39 point or 0.37% this month. Inflation based...
Enterprises
January 2017: 806 bankruptcies The bankruptcies resulted in a loss of 1,308 jobs: 688 full-time employees, 324 part-time employees and 296 salaried employers lost their jobs. The number of bankruptcies...
Mobility
In 2016, 654,605 new vehicles were registered, that is 8 % more than in 2015. This increase concern all categories, except for buses and coaches. The number of new passenger...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index of January 2017 Inflation has gone up to 2.65% in January from 2.03% in December. The consumer price index this month has increased by 0.74 points or...
Environment
The annual water consumption of our country amounts to approximately 680 millions of m3. Nearly two thirds of this water come from ground water, the rest being surface water. The...
Population
The number of stillborn children has decreased by more than a factor 4 (4.24) compared to 1958, the first year for which figures are available. In 2014, there were 596...
Population
Statistics Belgium has just published the trends in causes of death for the year 2012. The data show that: the number of deaths increased strongly in 2012 due to the...
Enterprises
December 2016: 687 bankruptcies The bankruptcies resulted in a loss of 1,649 jobs: 955 full-time employees, 416 part-time employees and 278 salaried employers lost their jobs. The number of bankruptcies...