Om de huidige toestand van de Belgische economie te evalueren, actualiseert het FPB regelmatig een reeks indicatoren. Die indicatoren betreffen de macro-economische situatie van de economieën van België, zijn drie buurlanden en de eurozone, alsook de transportsector.
Capacity utilisation rates
Percentage of full capacity, seasonally adjusted series
Description: This indicator stems from a quarterly survey of the manufacturing industry. It is calculated on the basis of the answers to the question: "At what capacity is your company currently operating (as a percentage of full capacity)?" These quarterly questions are added to the monthly industry survey in January, April, July and October. The reported data for the first quarter come from the April survey, those for the second quarter from the July survey, etc.
Unit: Percentage of full capacity, seasonally adjusted series
Source: European Commission