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Belgium

Ethnic Groups

  • Fleming 58%
  • Walloon 31%
  • Mixed or other 11%

Religion

  • Roman Catholic 75%
  • Other (includes Protestant) 25%

Economic Overview

  • GDP: $507.4 billion (2013 est.)
  • Agriculture Products: sugar beets, fresh vegetables, fruits, grain, tobacco; beef, veal, pork, milk
  • Industries: engineering and metal products, motor vehicle assembly, transportation equipment, scientific instruments, processed food and beverages, chemicals, base metals, textiles, glass, petroleum
  • Total Labor Force:5.15 million (2013 est.)
    • Agriculture: 2%
    • Industry: 25%
    • Services: 73%
  • Unemployment Rate: 8.8% (2013 est.)

Location

Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands

Population

10,449,361

Government Type

Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy

Climate

temperate; mild winters, cool summers; rainy, humid, cloudy