Belgium Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

13, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Belgium › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Belgium indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Euro
Currency Symbol: EUR

Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2014 Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition Primary domestic currency: Euro Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Belgium , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Belgium in year 2015 is 8.333 %.

This makes Belgium No. 41 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Belgium is 3.89 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Belgium was 8.48 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Belgium in 2015 was or will be 1.77% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Belgium was or will be 8.32 %, which is 0.20% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Belgium, in other Years
Year %
  2021 7.632
  2020 7.707
  2019 7.991
  2018 8.136
  2017 8.2
  2016 8.316
2015 8.333
  2014 8.483
  2013 8.383
  2012 7.65
  2011 7.217
  2010 8.242
  2009 7.875
  2008 7.083
  2007 7.5
  2006 8.208
  2005 8.417
  2004 8.317
  2003 8.175
  2002 7.608
  2001 6.717
  2000 6.933
  1999 8.433
  1998 9.342
  1997 9.217
  1996 9.55
  1995 9.683
  1994 9.75
  1993 8.625
  1992 7.092
  1991 6.45
  1990 6.558
  1989 7.367
  1988 8.833
  1987 9.808
  1986 10.05
  1985 10.117
  1984 10.825
  1983 10.742
  1982 11.5
  1981 10
  1980 8.3