Belgien - Daten & Fakten

Daten & Fakten
Flagge: Belgien Belgien
Hauptstadt
name: Brussels geographic coordinates: 50 50 N, 4 20 E time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October etymology: may derive from the Old Dutch "bruoc/broek," meaning "marsh" and "sella/zele/sel" signifying "home" to express the meaning "home in the marsh"
Staatsbürgerschaft
citizenship by birth: no citizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of Belgium dual citizenship recognized: yes residency requirement for naturalization: 5 years
Regierungstyp
federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy
Rechtsordnung
civil law system based on the French Civil Code; note - Belgian law continues to be modified in conformance with the legislative norms mandated by the European Union; judicial review of legislative acts
Wahlrecht
18 years of age; universal and compulsory
Country Comparison :: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
19.3
est.
Country Comparison :: GDP - per capita (PPP)
$46,600
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Labor force
5,324,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Unemployment rate
7.10
2017 est.
Labor force
5,324,000
Population below poverty line
15.1%(2013 est.)
Unemployment rate   (%)
7.1%(2017 est.)7.9%(2016 est.)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24   (%)
total:19.3%male:20.2%female:18%(2017 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years:17.2%(male 1,019,427 /female 970,845)15-24 years:11.25%(male 664,789 /female 636,452)25-54 years:39.82%(male 2,323,488 /female 2,283,533)55-64 years:12.96%(male 742,842 /female 756,509)65 years and over:18.78%(male 948,956 /female 1,223,921)(2018 est.)
Birth rate   (births/1,000 population)
11.3 births/1,000 population(2018 est.)
Death rate   (deaths/1,000 population)
9.70
Languages
Dutch (official) 60%, French (official) 40%, German (official) less than 1%
Life expectancy at birth   (years)
81.20
Major urban areas - population
2.05 million BRUSSELS (capital), 1.032 million Antwerp (2018)
Median age   (years)
total:41.5 yearsmale:40.3 yearsfemale:42.7 years(2018 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
28.6 years (2013 est.)
Net migration rate
5.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Population distribution
most of the population concentrated in the northern two-thirds of the country; the southeast is more thinly populated; considered to have one of the highest population densities in the world; approximately 97% live in urban areas
Population growth rate   (%)
0.67%(2018 est.)
Total fertility rate   (children born/woman)
1.78 children born/woman(2018 est.)
Urbanization
rate of urbanization: 0.62% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Education expenditures   (% of GDP)
6.60
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
female: 21 years (2016)
Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
$1,035,000,000,000
31 December 2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
$1,159,000,000,000
31 December 2017 est.
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
$1.159 trillion(31 December 2017 est.)$1.016 trillion(31 December 2016 est.)
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
$1,035,000,000,000
Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
0.00
31 December 2017
Central bank discount rate   (%)
0.00
Country Comparison :: Exports
$300,800,000,000
2017 est.
Exports
$300,800,000,000
Exports - partners
Germany 16.6%, France 14.9%, Netherlands 12%, UK 8.4%, Italy 4.9%, US 4.8% (2017)
Area   (sq km)
total:30,528 sq kmland:30,278 sq kmwater:250 sq km
Land use
agricultural land:44.1%(2011 est.)arable land:27.2%(2011 est.) / permanent crops:0.8%(2011 est.) / permanent pasture:16.1%(2011 est.)forest:22.4%(2011 est.)other:33.5%(2011 est.)
Location
Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands
Country Comparison :: Imports
$300,400,000,000
2017 est.
Imports
$300,400,000,000
Imports - partners
Netherlands 17.3%, Germany 13.8%, France 9.5%, US 7.1%, UK 4.9%, Ireland 4.2%, China 4.1% (2017)
Country Comparison :: Inflation rate (consumer prices)
2.20
2017 est.
Inflation rate (consumer prices)   (%)
2.20
Country Comparison :: Electricity - production
79,830,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - consumption
82,160,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - exports
8,465,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - imports
14,650,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - exports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - imports
687,600
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - exports
736,200,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - imports
18,090,000,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - fixed lines
4,251,564
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - mobile cellular
11,961,089
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Internet users
9,870,734
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Broadband - fixed subscriptions
4,378,973
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Airports
41
2013
Country Comparison :: Railways
3,592
2014
Country Comparison :: Waterways
2,043
2012
Airports
41
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total:4,378,973(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:38(2017 est.)
Crude oil - exports   (bbl/day)
0
Crude oil - imports   (bbl/day)
687,600 bbl/day(2017 est.)
Crude oil - production   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2017 est.)
Electricity - consumption   (kWh)
82,160,000,000
Electricity - exports   (kWh)
8,465,000,000
Electricity - imports   (kWh)
14,650,000,000
Electricity - production   (kWh)
79,830,000,000
Internet users
total: 9,870,734 (July 2016 est.)
Natural gas - exports   (cu m)
736,200,000
Natural gas - imports   (cu m)
18.09 billion cu m(2017 est.)
Natural gas - production   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Railways   (km)
total:3,592 km(2014)standard gauge:3,592 km1.435-m gauge (2,960 km electrified)(2014)
Roadways   (km)
118,414
Telephones - fixed lines
total subscriptions:4,251,564(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:37(2017 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
11,961,089
Waterways   (km)
2,043
Disputes - international
none
Country Comparison :: Public debt
103.40
2017 est.
Public debt   (% of GDP)
103.40
Country Comparison :: GDP - real growth rate
1.70
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Gross national saving
24.50
2017 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)   (% (of GDP))
-1% (of GDP)(2017 est.)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
$529,200,000,000
Industrial production growth rate   (%)
0.20

Länderstatistik

Branche
Land
Unterschied in %
gesamt
Belgien
46 141 362 000 EUR
0 EUR

Bekleidung
Belgien
926 549 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Chemische Erzeugnisse
Belgien
7 105 527 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Datenverarbeitungsgeräte, elektr. u. opt. Erzeugn.
Belgien
2 557 189 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Elektrische Ausrüstungen
Belgien
2 098 525 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Energieversorgung
Belgien
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erdöl und Erdgas
Belgien
32 539 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erze
Belgien
5 697 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erzeugnisse der Landwirtschaft und Jagd
Belgien
371 930 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Fische und Fischereierzeugnisse
Belgien
9 123 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Forstwirtschaftliche Erzeugnisse
Belgien
51 517 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Getränke
Belgien
274 788 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Glas und -waren, Keramik, Steine und Erden
Belgien
678 077 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Gummi- und Kunststoffwaren
Belgien
1 790 500 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Holz und Holz- Kork- Korb- Flechtwaren ohne Möbel
Belgien
350 001 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kohle
Belgien
41 091 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kokereierzeugnisse und Mineralölerzeugnisse
Belgien
824 486 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kraftwagen und Kraftwagenteile
Belgien
7 585 446 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Leder und Lederwaren
Belgien
314 796 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Maschinen
Belgien
4 541 468 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Metalle
Belgien
2 710 191 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Metallerzeugnisse
Belgien
1 438 906 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Möbel
Belgien
549 538 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Nahrungsmittel und Futtermittel
Belgien
2 457 351 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Papier, Pappe und Waren daraus
Belgien
1 246 698 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Pharmazeutische und ähnliche Erzeugnisse
Belgien
2 948 577 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Sonstige Fahrzeuge
Belgien
395 509 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Sonstige Waren
Belgien
4 297 777 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Steine und Erden, sonstige Bergbauerzeugnisse
Belgien
110 505 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Tabakerzeugnisse
Belgien
112 190 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Textilien
Belgien
314 871 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %