Belgium: Unemployment rate forecast

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 Belgium

Unemployment rate forecast

 Latest value 5.40
 Year 2028
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2028
 Average 7.85
 Min - Max 5.38 - 11.50
 Source International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1980 to 2028. The average value for Belgium during that period was 7.85 percent with a minimum of 5.38 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 11.5 percent in 1982. The latest value from 2028 is 5.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2028 based on 99 countries is 6.55 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 - Unemployment rate forecast - Recent values chart

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Belgium - Unemployment rate forecast - historical chart - 1980-2028




Definition: The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed persons as a percentage of the labor force (the total number of people employed plus unemployed). The series includes actual historical values for past years and forecast values for the current and the next few years.

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 Economic growth forecast 1.34 2028 percent
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 Current account forecast 0.11 2028 percent
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