In Belgium, 99.9 % of the population lives within 5 km of a primary school. In fact, only 53 municipalities out of 581 do not have their entire population within this radius. The population of Vresse-sur-Semois is worse-off, as less than half of its inhabitants (43.9 %) have a primary school within
50.8 million litres of milk were produced in August 2019. The major part of it (27.2 million litres, or 53 %) was semi-skimmed milk. Whole milk accounted for 39 % of the total production (19.8 million litres) and skimmed milk for 7.6 % (3.9 million litres). Besides, 13.1 million litres of chocolate
51.9 million litres of milk were produced in September 2019 . The major part of it (31.3 million litres, or 60 %) was semi-skimmed milk. Whole milk accounted for 33 % of the total production (17.1 million litres) and skimmed milk for 7% (3.6 million litres). Besides, 12.9 million litres of chocolate
In 2017, the total environmental protection expenditure by the mining and quarrying industry and the manufacturing industry have increased by 9,1% compared to 2016. Current expenditure (labour cost, rent payments, energy consumption, among others) of the industry on environmental protection have
In March 2019 , the seasonally adjusted production index reflected a decrease of 2.5% compared to February 2019. The calendar adjusted production index reflected an increase of 0.8% compared to March 2018. The results for March 2019 are provisional. What changes from March 2018. The previously
Job vacancy figures in Belgium in the second quarter 2018 Belgian enterprises offered 145,760 job vacancies in the second quarter of 2018, compared to 140,690 in the first quarter of 2018, according to the new figures of Statbel, the Belgian statistical office. The job vacancy rate – the number of
In march 2018, 951 businesses in Belgium went bankrupt. The bankruptcies resulted in a loss of 1,480 jobs: 754 full-time employees, 409 part-time employees and 317 salaried employers lost their jobs. The number of bankruptcies in the last six months amounts to 5,548, a rise of 12.0% compared to the
Consumer price index of June 2018 Inflation increases from 1.82 % to 2.08 % in June. The consumer price index has increased by 0.11 point or 0.10 % this month. Inflation based on the health index has increased to 1.63 %, up from 1.49 %. The smoothed health index was running at 104.76 points in June.