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The number of overnight stays spent in Belgian tourist accommodations in August 2020 amounted to 4.12 million. 2,750,648 overnight stays were registered in the Flemish Region, 1,232,504 in the Walloon...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index of November 2020 Inflation decreases from 0.74 % to 0.51 % in November. The consumer price index decreased by 0.18 point or 0.16 % this month. Inflation...
DataLab
In Belgium, on 01/01/2020, 61 % of the population lives in a 200-metre radius around a public transport stop (bus, tram, metro, train). This percentage amounts to 93 % of...
Enterprises
During the week from 16 to 22 November included (week 47), the business courts pronounced 126 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 239 job losses. The figures for week 47...
Agriculture & fishery
In 2019, a Belgian farmer had to pay on average 304 €/ha per year for the rental of croplands and 267 €/ha for grasslands. In 20 years, the agricultural land...
Agriculture & fishery
70,049 bovine animals were slaughtered in October 2020. The number of slaughtered pigs was 1,029,479 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 25,409,608 units. The results for October...
DataLab
Under its Statbel Datalab, Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes new statistics, methods and data sources in beta version. Statbel also examines the possibility to use administrative databases in order...
Enterprises
613 enterprises were declared bankrupt in Belgium in October 2020. Bankruptcies registered in October resulted in 1,598 job losses: 793 full-time jobs, 541 part-time jobs and 264 salaried employers. The...
Enterprises
During the week from 9 to 15 November included (week 46), the business courts pronounced 113 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 523 job losses. The figures for week 46...
Enterprises
In 2019, our country had 80 establishments operating cinema theatres as its main activity. There were 19,877,878 spectators and 160.2 million euros gross revenue excluding VAT. The Flemish Region accounts...