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Enterprises
During the week from 30 November to 6 December included (week 49), the business courts pronounced 110 bankruptcies, resulting in 149 job losses. The number of bankruptcies in week 49...
Agriculture & fishery
The overall agricultural and horticultural price index remains stable in October, although the prices of some products fluctuated significantly. The vegetable index increased by 19 % compared to the previous...
Enterprises
The sectors 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...
Agriculture & fishery
In August, 1,018 tonnes of fish were landed by Belgian vessels and sold in Belgian ports. Plaice and sole still rank first with a share of 23 % and 21...
Economic indicators
The construction price index has increased by 0.4% in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the previous quarter. Annual inflation amounts to 1.8%.
Economic indicators
As is the case since May and the end of the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 crisis, the volume of sales in retail trade, excluding fuels, is still on the...
Population
Since 2011, the number of births has decreased from 127,655 to 115,565 in 2019. In 2019, women in...
Enterprises
During the week from 23 to 29 November included (week 48), the business courts pronounced 120 bankruptcies, resulting in 243 job losses. These figures are in line with those of...
About Statbel
The European Statistics Competition has started In the school year 2020-2021, 289 teams from the second and third degrees of secondary education participate in the European Statistics Competition in Belgium...
Economic indicators
The gross index of the number of employees in industry without construction amounted to 104.38 in the third quarter of 2020. This represents a decrease of 0.9% compared to the...