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Enterprises
489 enterprises were declared bankrupt in Belgium in December 2020. Bankruptcies registered in December resulted in 1,383 job losses: 621 full-time jobs, 567 part-time jobs and 195 salaried employers. The...
DataLab
Monthly figures on the labour market – November 2020 With this series of fast indicative figures, Statbel wants to map the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the labour market...
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...
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...
Economic indicators
In November 2020, at the beginning of the second wave of COVID-19, shops considered non-essential had to close and some sections considered non-essential in supermarkets were suppressed. The volume of...
Enterprises
The number of overnight stays in Belgian tourist accommodations was 2.33 million in September 2020. There were 1,611,437 overnight stays in the Flemish Region, 615,662 in the Walloon Region and...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the figures on building permits until September 2020. Annual evolution The number of permits issued for new residential buildings in the first 9...
Economic indicators
In October 2020, the seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index reflected an increase of 1.8% compared to September 2020. The calendar adjusted index reflected a decrease of 7.6% compared to October...