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Brussels-Capital Region - BE1

EU regions: Belgium > Brussels-Capital Region


map of Brussels-Capital Region BE1
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indicatorperiodvalue
long term unemployment20196.9
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2018202
unemployment rate201912.7
employment rate201956.9
number of inhabitants20191 215 290
population density20187471.5
percentage of part time workers201922.02
percentage of part time workers, men201912.92
percentage of part time workers, women201932.96
life long learning participation201910.7
NEET201912.9
old-age dependency ratio201919.4
gender gap in employment rate201983.55

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demographic pyramid BE1 Brussels-Capital Region

From wikipedia:

Brussels (French: Bruxelles [bʁysɛl] (listen) or [bʁyksɛl]; Dutch: Brussel [ˈbrʏsəl] (listen)), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (French: Région de Bruxelles-Capitale; Dutch: Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the capital of Belgium. The Brussels-Capital Region is located in the central portion of the country and is a part of both the French Community of Belgium and the Flemish Community, but is separate from the Flemish Region (in which it forms an enclave) and the Walloon Region. Brussels is the most densely populated and the richest region in Belgium in terms of GDP per capita. It covers 161 km2 (62 sq mi), a relatively small area compared to the two other regions, and has a population of 1.2 million. The metropolitan area of Brussels counts over 2.1 million people, which makes it the largest in Belgium. It is also part of a large conurbation extending towards Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven and Walloon Brabant, home to over 5 million people.

Brussels grew from a small rural settlement on the river Senne to become an important city-region in Europe. Since the end of the Second World War, it has been a major centre for international politics and the home of numerous international organisations, politicians, diplomats and civil servants. Brussels is the de facto capital of the European Union, as it hosts a number of principal EU institutions, including its administrative-legislative, executive-political, and legislative branches (though the judicial branch is located in Luxembourg, and the European Parliament meets for a minority of the year in Strasbourg) and its name is sometimes used metonymically to describe the EU and its institutions. The secretariat of the Benelux and headquarters of NATO are also located in Brussels. As the economic capital of Belgium and one of the top financial centres of Western Europe with Euronext Brussels, it is classified as an Alpha global city.

other: Belgium, Brussels-Capital Region, Flemish Region, Wallonia

neighbours: Flemish Region

subregions: Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/BE1

Current statistics

August 2020: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 229517, of which 70084 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.4 % (2.6 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 22.3 % (12.0 %), Revúca 21.4 % (10.8 %), Kežmarok 18.8 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 3.8 %, Bratislava I 4.2 %, Hlohovec 4.5 %, Trenčín 4.6 %, Bratislava IV 4.8 %