Belgium: Economic and financial data

Date of last update : 30 November 2022
Updated every bank working day


The data shown on this page correspond to the economic and financial variables described on the International Monetary Fund's Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB). For an extended explanation of the DSBB and the statistical standards to which Belgium has committed, please click on DSBB Home Page.

 

Employment
thousands, s.a. + w.d.a.
Frequency = quarterly

 

  Q3
2022
Q2
2022
Q1
2022
Q4
2021
Q3
2021
Q2
2021
Q1
2021
Q4
2020
Q3
2020
National outline                  
*Employment 5.192,1 5.170,2 5.140,6 5.114,5 5.096,4 5.055,7 5.017,4 5.002,2 4.971,0
**Self-employed 874,8 874,1 871,5 867,1 861,9 856,4 851,0 844,3 835,4
**Employees 4.317,3 4.296,1 4.269,1 4.247,4 4.234,5 4.199,2 4.166,3 4.157,9 4.135,6
Domestic outline                  
*Agriculture, forestry and fishing 60,6 61,1 60,6 61,2 60,7 60,0 60,7 59,8 59,9
*Industry (except construction) 572,2 570,7 568,8 565,8 563,7 562,3 560,9 559,0 558,8
*Construction 304,0 303,5 302,9 301,5 300,3 298,7 296,1 293,5 291,4
*Services 4.173,4 4.152,9 4.126,2 4.104,0 4.089,8 4.052,8 4.017,9 4.008,0 3.978,7
**Wholesale and retail trade, transport, accomodation and food service activities 1.046,8 1.035,7 1.029,5 1.025,7 1.023,7 1.004,4 993,7 1.001,8 1.003,6
**Information and communication 142,9 141,7 139,7 138,4 136,8 135,2 133,4 132,0 130,8
**Financial and insurance activities 111,0 111,2 111,6 112,1 112,3 112,8 113,1 113,5 113,7
**Real estate activities 32,3 32,2 32,0 31,7 31,5 31,3 31,0 30,7 30,5
**Professional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activities 1.046,0 1.046,4 1.037,5 1.029,3 1.022,9 1.014,3 1.001,3 992,3 973,3
**Public administration, defence and education 885,6 883,4 879,0 875,9 874,9 873,0 868,9 864,3 858,8
**Human health and social work activities 683,1 677,7 674,4 671,1 669,4 666,3 663,8 661,5 657,2
**Arts, entertainment and recreation; other service activities; activities of household and extra-territorial organizations and bodies 225,6 224,6 222,5 219,9 218,3 215,5 212,7 211,8 210,9
*Total domestic employment 5.110,1 5.088,2 5.058,6 5.032,5 5.014,6 4.973,9 4.935,5 4.920,2 4.888,8

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