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Belgium in figures for 2016

Belgium in figures for 2016

  • On 1 January 2016, Belgium had a population of 11,267,910.
  • Between 1994 and 2014, life expectancy increased by 4.4 years.
  • The average wage for a salaried employee is 3,414 euros gross per month.

All these figures were taken from the annual Key figures (fr) brochure published by Statistics Belgium, the Statistics directorate of the Belgian FPS Economy. The brochure contains basic figures on population, society, territory, environment, economy, real estate, construction, mobility and transport.

Informative maps, tables and charts not only illustrate trends observed in Belgium, they also position the country in a European perspective. All the figures in the document are used every day by the media, political decision-makers, ordinary citizens, company executives, researchers, etc.

Read the Key figures - Statistical overview of Belgium 2016 (fr) brochure.

For more information on statistics in Belgium please visit the Statistics Belgium website.