Belgium Unemployment Rate

1983 - 2020 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Belgium Unemployment Rate increased to 5.20 % in Sep 2020, from the previously reported number of 5.10 % in Aug 2020. Belgium Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 1983 to Sep 2020, with an average rate of 8.20 %. The data reached an all-time high of 11.00 % in Nov 1983 and a record low of 5.00 % in Jul 2020. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Belgium Population reached 11.49 million people in Dec 2019. Monthly Earnings of Belgium stood at 4,316.08 USD in Sep 2018. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 67.58 % in Jun 2020.

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Belgium Unemployment Rate

What was Belgium's Unemployment Rate in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
5.20 Sep 2020 5.10 Aug 2020 5.00 Jul 2020 11.00 Nov 1983 % monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.9 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -10,387.606 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 158,638.083 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 29.8 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 603,311.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 114.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 1980 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EUR bn) 297.071 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EUR bn) 659.375 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (EUR bn) 269.313 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
General Government Primary Balance (EUR mn) 93.800 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Expenditure (EUR mn) 247,877.300 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Expenditure: Current (EUR mn) 222,529.200 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Revenue (EUR mn) 238,598.200 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Expenditure: Capital (EUR mn) 15,975.200 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Revenue: Fiscal & Parafiscal: Direct Taxes (EUR mn) 74,588.300 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
General Government Revenue: Fiscal & Parafiscal: Indirect Taxes (EUR mn) 63,728.700 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
NBB Forecast: General Government Revenue: % of GDP (%) 50.700 2023 yearly 2017 - 2023
NBB Forecast: Public Debt: % of GDP (%) 120.400 2023 yearly 2017 - 2023
NBB Forecast: General Government Primary Expenditures: % of GDP (%) 55.100 2023 yearly 2017 - 2023
NBB Forecast: General Government Primary Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.400 2023 yearly 2017 - 2023
NBB Forecast: Overall Balance Per Sub-Sector: Social Security: % of GDP (%) 0.000 2022 yearly 2017 - 2022
General Government Debt: Loans: Long Term (EUR mn) 73,126.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2018
General Government Debt (EUR mn) 514,639.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
General Government Debt: DS: Short Term (EUR mn) 37,893.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
General Government Debt: DS: Long Term (EUR mn) 392,875.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2020
General Government Debt: Loans: Short Term (EUR mn) 7,199.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1998 - Sep 2018
Treasury Revenue (EUR mn) 6,357.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Treasury Revenue: Current: Fiscal: CE: Excise Duties (EUR mn) 663.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Treasury Revenue: Current: Fiscal: VR: VAT (EUR mn) 1,968.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Treasury Revenue: Current: Fiscal: Direct Taxes (DT) (EUR mn) 2,992.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Treasury Gross Debt (EUR mn) 421,650.000 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1979 - Nov 2020

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