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Population
In 2020, life expectancy at birth in Belgium was 80.8 years for the total population. Women have a life expectancy of 83.1 years, for men it is 78.5 years. This...
Enterprises
615 enterprises were declared bankrupt in Belgium in June 2021. Bankruptcies registered in June resulted in 1.495 job losses: 937 full-time jobs, 302 part-time jobs and 256 salaried employers. The...
Consumer prices
Belgium's inflation rate based on the European harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) was running at 2.6% in June compared to 2.5% in May. Core inflation (inflation without energy and...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index of June 2021 Inflation increases from 1.46% to 1.63% in June. The consumer price index this month increases by 0.25 points or 0.23%. Inflation based on the...
Enterprises
486 enterprises were declared bankrupt in Belgium in May 2021. Bankruptcies registered in May resulted in 901 job losses: 538 full-time jobs, 176 part-time jobs and 187 salaried employers. The...
Population
On 1 January 2021, Belgium[1] had 11,521,238 legal inhabitants according to the official figures of Statbel, the Belgian statistical office. During the past year, the Belgian population grew by 28,597...
Population
In 2020, 126,850 inhabitants died in Belgium (all causes of death combined). This is an increase of +16.6% compared to 2019, in which 108,745 deaths were recorded. This is what...
Population
In 2020, the international migration balance for Belgium was 41,756, so more people immigrated to Belgium than emigrated. This is what emerged from the figures of Statbel, the Belgian statistical...
Population
On 1 January 2021, Belgium[1] had 11,521,238 legal inhabitants according to the official figures of Statbel, the Belgian statistical office. During the past year, the Belgian population grew by 28,597...
Consumer prices
Belgium's inflation rate based on the European harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) was running at 2.5% in May compared to 2.1% in April. Core inflation (inflation without energy and...