Key Indicators
Income Group High-income
Regional Group Europe
Population (Total) 11,589,616
GDP (current US$, millions) 575,808
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 50,114

Performance Overview

ISO3

BEL

Country

Belgium

Score

72.57

Rank

18

Technology

69.55

People

67.11

Governance

80.06

Impact

73.55

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 69.55
SCORERANK

Access

86.58 19

1. Mobile tariffs

69.6546

2. Handset prices

100.001

3. Households with internet access

91.0228

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

58.79119

5. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

100.001

6. International internet bandwidth

n/an/a

7. Internet access in schools

100.001

Content

63.26 20

1. GitHub commits

42.4922

2. Wikipedia edits

81.9114

3. Internet domain registrations

44.1718

4. Mobile apps development

88.3735

5. AI scientific publications

59.3633

Future technologies

58.81 18

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

n/an/a

2. Investment in emerging technologies

67.5021

3. Robot density

58.799

4. Computer software spending

50.126
Pillar: People 67.11
SCORERANK

Individuals

69.33 43

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

76.5350

2. ICT skills

69.7121

3. Use of virtual social networks

76.0942

4. Tertiary enrollment

54.9721

5. Adult literacy rate

n/an/a

Business

69.95 10

1. Firms with website

89.248

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

78.549

3. Professionals

61.4611

4. Technicians and associate professionals

60.0926

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

83.9924

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

46.389

Governments

62.05 22

1. Government online services

64.8574

2. Publication and use of open data

45.1329

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

n/an/a

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

76.1811
Pillar: Governance 80.06
SCORERANK

Trust

80.83 15

1. Secure internet servers

80.5428

2. Cybersecurity

96.1826

3. Online access to financial account

73.1513

4. Internet shopping

73.4414

Regulation

81.25 24

1. Regulatory quality

76.2922

2. ICT regulatory environment

92.9425

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

n/an/a

4. E-commerce legislation

75.0076

5. Privacy protection by law content

80.7732

Inclusion

78.10 23

1. E-Participation

64.2075

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

97.436

3. Availability of local online content

84.5224

4. Gender gap in Internet use

66.2833

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

78.0813
Pillar: Impact 73.55
SCORERANK

Economy

57.02 21

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

51.4526

2. High-tech exports

63.6616

3. PCT patent applications

79.2517

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

47.4898

5. Prevalence of gig economy

n/an/a

6. ICT services exports

43.2626

Quality of life

81.42 21

1. Happiness

77.7920

2. Freedom to make life choices

66.5090

3. Income inequality

93.238

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

88.1526

SDG Contribution

82.22 12

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

91.8010

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

67.6919

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

84.1613

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

73.4074

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

94.0527

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