To measure is to know. Reliable statistics allow you to study problems and speak knowledgeably about economic developments. Moreover, these statistics can be used for international comparisons. Here you can access all publications and figures, a comprehensive calendar of upcoming updates and an overview of all contact details per statistical domain. Want to know more? You will also find information on definitions and sources here. Not much time? The infographics allow you to understand the latest results at a glance!
Thursday, 20 October, is the 7th annual European Statistics Day. This is an occasion to emphasise the fundamental importance of statistics for society. Test your knowledge of the subject by taking our quiz.
The ECB now publishes additional statistics on issues and holding of securities. All central banks of the Eurosystem, including the BNB, participate in this project.
The National Bank of Belgium will from now on also be releasing infographics to illustrate certain trends in our economy quickly, concisely and in a user-friendly way.
Each of us can see that prices vary almost daily. These variations are measured by inflation, the latter being at the heart of the monetary policies of central banks. Discover the mechanisms in this interactive publication.