Economy

Economy is a broad topic for which an abundance of data exists. The links below will help to answer the following questions, among others:

  • What is the trend for the prices of goods and services included in the consumer price index? 
  • What is the trend for economic indicators such as labour costs, turnover, capital expenditure, output prices, workforce, etc. ? 
  • What are the figures for companies subject to VAT in Belgium?

Among the economic statistics published on the website of the Directorate-General for Statistics and Economic Information (ADSEI), the first two sub-topics are consumer prices and economic indicators.
The companies sectionExternal link (French-Dutch) is divided into three sub-sections: the life of companies, structural data about companies  and companies’ use of ICT.
There are also a number of useful statistics about the industrial and building sectorExternal link and the agricultural sectorExternal link.

The website of the Walloon Institute for Evaluation, Prospective and Statistics (IWEPS) (French) contains statistics on:

The section entitled "La Wallonie en bref" also includes a table of statistics about companiesExternal link.

The economic statistics produced by the Brussels-Capital Region include data on public financesExternal link and production and companiesExternal link (both French-Dutch).

The Research Centre of the Flemish Government provides statistics about the economy in the following policy areasExternal link (Dutch): foreign  trade, economy, finance and budget, agriculture, development cooperation and urban policy.