Belgium


The Housing Finance Sector data for Belgium extends back to 2007. Please click on the Research Center tab above to access data for previous years not shown.

Belgium: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
IndicatorDataYearSource
Total population11.37 million2017WDI
Urban population (% of total)97.93% of total2017WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)494,733 USD (millions)2017WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)46,553.07 USD 2017WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)1.6%2017WEO
Average bank deposit rateNot available2017IFS
Lending rateNot available2017IFS
Owner-occupied units72.7% of total2017EuroStat
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:279,705.54 USD (millions)2017HypoStat
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)56.54%2017HypoStat and WEO
Total # of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year2,689 thousand2011National Bank of Belgium
Typical LTV at origination652017HypoStat
Typical pmt-to-income ratio (HH income)40%2017National Bank of Belgium
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2017HypoStat
Funding through mortgage bonds secondary2017HypoStat
Funding through securitization of mortgagestertiary2017IMF
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title562017WDI