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General information
Long nameKingdom of Belgium
Population (people)11,198,638 (2014)
Population (source)census
Constitutional form
Drives on
Head of state authority
Main continent
Number of airports43
Airports - with paved runways27
Airports - with unpaved runways16
Area (m²)30,528
Birth rate (births/1,000 population)10
Calling code
Children under the age of 5 years underweight (%)
Current Account Balance (US$)-4,200,000,000
Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)11
Debt - external (Billion US$)1,399
Economic aid donor (Billion $)2
Electricity consumption (billion kWh)85
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh per person)8,122
Electricity exports (million kWh)11,320
Electricity imports (million kWh)1,837
Electricity production (billion kWh)84
Exports (Billion $)345
GDP - per capita (PPP) (US$)38,200
GDP (purchasing power parity) (Billion $)419
GDP real growth rate (%)2
Gross national income (US$)26
Human Development Index1
Health expenditures (% of GDP)12
HIV AIDS adult prevalence rate (%)0
HIV AIDS deaths100
HIV AIDS people living with HIV AIDS14,000
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)7
Capital city
Imports (Billion $)355
Industrial production growth rate (%)6
Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)4
Inflation rate consumer prices (%)4
Internet hosts5,180,000
Internet tld.be
Internet users8,113,000
Investment (gross fixed) (%)21
Iso 3166 codeBE
Labor force5,177,000
Life expectancy at birth (years)80
Literacy (%)99
Manpower available for military service2,359,232
Manpower fit for military service1,934,957
Manpower reaching militarily age annually59,665
Is democracyYes
Market value of publicly traded shares (US$)229,899,993,088
Maternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)8
Merchant marine68
Military expenditures percent of GDP1
Natural gas consumption (cubic meters)19,530,000,384
Natural gas consumption per capita (cubic meters per person)1,871
Natural gas exports (cubic meters)0
Natural gas imports (cubic meters)19,320,000,512
Natural gas production (cubic meters)0
Natural gas proved reserves (cubic meters)0
Net migration rate (migrant/1,000 population)1
Obesity adult prevalence rate (%)11
Oil consumption (bbl/day)622,600
Oil consumption per capita (bbl/day per 1000 people)60
Oil exports (bbl/day)353,000
Oil imports (bbl/day)1,007,000
Oil production (bbl/day)11,220
Oil proved reserves (bbl)0
Physicians density (physicians/1,000 population)3
Population below poverty line (%)15
Population census (people)11,198,638 (2014)
Population density (Number of people per square kilometer)342
Population estimate (people)
Population growth rate (%)0
Public debt (% of GDP)100
Railways (km)3,233
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)29,429,999,616
Roadways (km)153,595
Stock of direct foreign investment abroad (US$)943,499,968,512
Stock of direct foreign investment at home (US$)1,068,000,018,432
Telephones main lines in use4,631,000
Telephones main lines in use per capita44
Telephones mobile cellular12,541,000
Telephones mobile cellular per capita120
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)2
Unemployment rate (%)8
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 (%)22
Waterways (km)2,043
ValleyBobbejaanland, Eisch, Vallei van de Drie Beken, Vallei van de Kikbeek, Vallei van de Kikbeekbron, Vallei van de Zwarte Beek
Artillery47 mm Model 1931 anti-tank gun, Canon de 120mm L mle 1931
ReligionCatholic Church
BorderBelgium–France border, Belgium–Netherlands border, Frontière entre la Belgique et le grand-duché de Luxembourg, Frontière entre l'Allemagne et la Belgique
PlateauHeysel Plateau
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