Belgium has a population of 11.1 million people, and a land mass of 30 000 km2. Life expectancy is 80 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 43323, the country is classified as a high income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 1.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 492.6 billion.
Belgium is ranked at place 45 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Belgium is ranked at place 16, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Belgium in 2017 were NOK 40.687 billion. The same year, Norway imported goods from Belgium at a value of 10.499 billion.