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)43,584.99 USD 2015WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)1.45%2015WEO
Average bank deposit rateNot available2015IFS
Lending rateNot available2015IFS
Owner-occupied units71.4% of total2015EuroStat
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:225,886.83 USD (millions)2015HypoStat
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)49.68%2015HypoStat
Total # of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year2,689 thousand2011National Bank of Belgium
Typical LTV at origination802014NBB
Typical pmt-to-income ratio (HH income)40%2015National Bank of Belgium
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2015IMF
Funding through mortgage bonds tertiary2015HypoStat
Funding through securitization of mortgagessecondary2015IMF
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of titleNot available2015WDI