Compared with the figures for March, there were 9,200 people registered as unemployed in Belgium last month This is a fall of -1.9%.
In Belgium as a whole 465,000 people were unemployed this is 9.1% of the working population. At 5.9% Flanders has the lowest unemployment rate of Belgium’s three regions. Meanwhile, 12.7% of the Walloon workforce is seeking work. The figure for the Brussels-Capital Region is higher still with 17.8% of the working population in Brussels seeking work.