Belgium Country Data

CountryBelgium
Country CodeBEL
Urban population percentage of total (2012)97.51
Urban population (2012)10,865,252
Land area (sq. km, 2011)30,280
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)-$1,917,113,507
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$10,123,473,137
Market capitalization of listed companies (% of GDP, 2012)62.09
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$30,768,940,133
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)2.84
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)36
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)4
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)3
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)160
Tax payments (number, 2013)11
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)57.5
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)119.39
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)34.11
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)82.00
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)3.98
GDP (current US$, 2012)$483,000,000,000
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)-0.14
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)43,372
Labor force (2012)4,908,459
Unemployment as % of total labor force (2012)7.50
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)80.49
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)16.88
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)17.63
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)65.49
Population growth (annual %, 2012)0.85
Population (Total, 2012)11,142,157