Country at a Glance

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Belgium, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
Indicator Unit Report Time Series 2010 2011 2012

Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Hourly compensation costs

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

50.72 54.76 52.19

Hourly pay for time worked

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

24.16 26.07 24.86

Hourly directly paid benefits

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

10.24 11.05 10.54

Hourly social insurance expenditures and labor-related taxes

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

16.32 17.64 16.79

Productivity and unit labor costs in manufacturing

Productivity (output per hour)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

113.2 113.4

Output

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

93.5 96.6

Hours worked

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

82.6 85.2

Unit labor costs in U.S. dollars

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

156.6 162.9

Labor market

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

49.5

Labor force participation rate

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

60.8

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

47.6

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP per capita

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

38,269 38,767

GDP per hour

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

59.86 60.17

GDP per employed person

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

92,844 93,317

Prices

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

2.2 3.5 2.8

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

2.3 3.5 2.6

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

 

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013