Selected indicators for Belgium

Population

Population, Million persons, 1994-2014
Population, Annual growth rate (%), 2014

11.2 million

Growth rate: 0.4%

Income inequality

Income inequality, 0 = complete equality; 1 = complete inequality, latest available year

Education

Mathematics performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Reading performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Science performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015

CO2 emissions

Air and GHG emissions, Carbon dioxide (CO2), latest available year

7.8 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2016
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2018

46 760 US$ per capita

Projected growth rate: 1.7%

Debt

Household debt, % of net disposable income, 2015
General government debt, % of GDP, 2016

Household debt:
114.5 % of disposable income

Government debt:
127.5 % of GDP

Tax

Tax on personal income, % of GDP, 2015

Tax on personal income:
12.6 % of GDP

Unemployment

Unemployment rate, % of labour force, 1996-2016

7.8 % of labour force