To promote transparency and provide information, the Federal Planning Bureau regularly publishes the methods and results of its works. The publications are organised in different series, such as Outlooks, Working Papers and Planning Papers. Some reports can be consulted here, along with the Short Term Update newsletters that were published until 2015. You can search our publications by theme, publication type, author and year.
This report presents the annual update of a set of indicators complementary to GDP. These indicators cover the period from 1990 to 2018, depending on the availability of the data. The Act of 14 March 2014, which complements the Act of 21 December 1994 establishing social and diverse provisions with a set of complementary indicators to measure the quality of life, human development, social progress and the sustainability of our economy, entrusts the National Accounts Institute with the development of this set of indicators and assigns this mission to the Federal Planning Bureau.
This report also updates the composite indicator to measure well-being 'Here and now‘ for Belgium as well as for 11 categories of population (by sex, age, income…). Four new composite indicators are proposed to measure the sustainability of well-being. This set will be completed in the forthcoming updates by composite indicators for the third and last dimension of sustainable development ’Elsewhere‘.
Sustainable development > Models and Indicators
General Economics and Teaching > General Economics > Relation of Economics to Social Values [A13]
Methodology and History of Economic Thought > Economic Methodology [B4]
Methodology and History of Economic Thought > Current Heterodox Approaches [B5]
Health, Education, and Welfare > Welfare and Poverty > General Welfare; Basic Needs; Quality of Life [I31]
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics > General > Sustainable Development [Q01]