Belgium: Share of industry

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 Belgium

Value added by industry as percent of GDP

 Latest value 20.05
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1995 - 2022
 Average 21.90
 Min - Max 18.93 - 26.11
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1995 to 2022. The average value for Belgium during that period was 21.9 percent with a minimum of 18.93 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 26.11 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2022 is 20.05 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 166 countries is 27.55 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Belgium - Share of industry - Recent values chart

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Belgium - Share of industry - historical chart - 1995-2022




The importance of industry in the economy of Belgium and other countries is measured as the value added of the industrial sector as percent of GDP. Industry includes mining, manufacturing, construction, electricity, water, and gas.
Definition: Industry (including construction) corresponds to ISIC divisions 05-43 and includes manufacturing (ISIC divisions 10-33). It comprises value added in mining, manufacturing (also reported as a separate subgroup), construction, electricity, water, and gas. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 4. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Share of industry 20.05 2022 percent
 Share of manufacturing 12.65 2022 percent
 Share of services 69.02 2022 percent
 Industry value added 116.98 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Manufacturing value added 73.79 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Services value added 402.67 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Savings, percent of GDP 26.13 2022 percent
 Savings, in dollars 152.43 2022 billion U.S. dollars
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