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Mobility
In 2021, 278 million tonnes of goods were transported by road by vehicles registered in Belgium (lorries and road tractors with a load capacity of at least one tonne). This...
Households
Fiscal statistics on income based on tax year 2021, income 2020 In 2020, the net taxable income of Belgians amounted on average to 19,671 euros; The Flemish Region remains the...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the figures on building permits until July 2022. Annual evolution The number of permits issued for new residential buildings in the first 7...
Households
In the 2nd quarter of 2022, Belgian people made more than 5 million trips. The recovery following the Covid-19 crisis is confirmed. We travelled almost 7% more in the 2nd...
Enterprises
During the week from 17 to 23 October included (week 42), the business courts pronounced 204 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 559 job losses. The figures for week 42...
About Statbel
On Saturday 5 November, British author and economist Tim Harford is coming to Boektopia in Kortrijk. In his book 'How to make the world add up', he gives ten simple...
Agriculture & fishery
Provisional agricultural results 2022 According to the provisional agricultural statistics for 2022, the utilised agricultural area in Belgium remained stable compared to 2021. These results were obtained by coupling administrative...
Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 9 October 2022. We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Enterprises
In August 2022, the number of VAT-registered enterprises increased by 0.3% compared to July, with only 3.069 more units. This figure is the result of 6,637 new enterprises (first registrations)...
Enterprises
In September 2022, 968 bankruptcies were registered by the business courts. This is an increase of 197.8% compared to August 2022. Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, also publishes a detailed...