Key figures

Territory

Wallonia Belgium
Surface area km² 16,844.3 30,528
Built-up area (2010) km² 2,394 6,092

Population

Wallonia Belgium
Inhabitants(2015) million 3,589 11,209
Density (2015) inhab/km² 213 363
Employed working population (2015) million 1,310 4,499

Social

National Languages French, Dutch and German
Higher secondary education graduates
(20-24 years)
79 %

Economy

Wallonia
GDP 2014 – (volume, chained euros in 2010) 87,9 bn (23% of belgian GDP)
GDP growth rate in volume – 2014 % 1,6 (EUR zone 0,8 – EU28 -1,1)
  • Treaties: agreements with +/- 80 countries
  • Tax rate: 26 %*
  • Currency: €uro

(*effective average rate after notional interest deduction)

Infrastructures in Wallonia:

  • Waterways: 451 km
  • Main inland port: Autonomous Port of Liege – 3rd European inland port
  • Rail network: 1,605 km
  • Roads : 866 km
  • Main airports:
    • Passengers: Brussels South Charleroi Airport : 6.9 million passengers in 2015
    • Freight: Liege Airport – 649.829 tonnes in 2015

 

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