Belgium: Financial markets development, access

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 Belgium

Financial markets development, access

 Latest value 0.424
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 0.237
 Min - Max 0.011 - 0.500
 Source International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Belgium during that period was 0.237 index points with a minimum of 0.011 index points in 1980 and a maximum of 0.5 index points in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 0.424 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 114 countries is 0.361 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belgium - Financial markets development, access - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Measures access to the financial markets using principal components methodology with these variables: Percent of market capitalization outside of top 10 largest companies and Total number of issuers of debt (domestic and external, nonfinancial and financial corporations). See Svirydzenka, Katsiaryna (IMF, 2016) for more detail.

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