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 population11.35 million2016WDI
Urban population (% of total)97.9% of total2016WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)466,960 USD (millions)2016WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)45,046.94 USD 2016WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)2.2%2016WEO
Average bank deposit rate.4%2016IFS
Lending rate9.5%2016IFS
Owner-occupied units71.3% of total2016EuroStat
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:242,833.33 USD (millions)2016HypoStat
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)52%2016HypoStat and WEO
Total # of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year2,689 thousand2011National Bank of Belgium
Typical LTV at origination652016AXA Bank, la=nl, ts=20170307t0824488468
Typical pmt-to-income ratio (HH income)40%2015National Bank of Belgium
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2016IMF
Funding through mortgage bonds tertiary2016HypoStat
Funding through securitization of mortgagessecondary2016IMF
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title562016WDI