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Conditions of use

Content and website availability

You are allowed to use the information available on this website provided that you refer to the Brussels Institute for Statistics and Analysis (BISA) as well as to the possible other sources mentioned and that the following conditions of use are observed.

By consulting the website “” and the information on it, you agree on the conditions of use.

All documents available on this website have a purely informative value and therefore cannot be considered as legal documents. Our purpose is to diffuse up-to-date and accurate information, however, we cannot guarantee the outcome. We will strive to correct any errors brought to our attention.

If you happen to notice errors in the information available on this website or if you have any questions on its content, you can contact the webmaster via the contact form.

Links and referrals

Some documents on the website can include referrals or links from other organisations. However, the Brussels Institute for Statistics and Analysis (BISA) has no control over the technical aspects or the content of such third party websites. Therefore, the BISA cannot guarantee the relevance, currency or accuracy of this external information and assumes no responsibility in this regard.

The BISA assumes no responsibility for any material or moral damage that may directly or indirectly result from the consultation or use of websites or information on such third party websites.

If you wish to create a hyperlink from your own website to this one, we advise you to contact the webmaster involved, who will inform you as soon as possible if your request is granted.
However, the BISA reserves the right to withdraw its authorisation at any time.

Intellectual property rights

In conformity with the provisions of the law of 30 June 1994 concerning authors’ rights and neighbouring rights, the information you find on or through the BISA website are copyright-free, unless stated otherwise.

The information can be used for free provided the source is acknowledged. When a prior authorisation is requested for the use or reproduction of certain information, the user limitations are explicitly mentioned.

In case of any further distribution of these data, we ask the distributor to respect the principles of impartiality and objectivity, meaning that “the statistics must be distributed respecting the scientific independence and objectively, professionally and transparently,  putting all users on an equal footing.

The images used on the BISA website are the property of the Brussels Capital Region or any other natural or legal person mentioned in the copyright.
Without prior authorisation, the reproduction of photographs and illustrations is prohibited. Such requests have to be submitted via the contact form.

All rights are reserved and are the exclusive property of the Brussels Capital Region, downloadable documents included.

Privacy policy

Personal data registered while consulting the BISA website are processed pursuant to the provisions of the law of 8 December 1992 on privacy protection.

Thus, personal data can only be collected and processed in order to reply to the information request you have submitted as well as to comply with the security policy.

Personal data will neither be communicated to third parties nor used for commercial purposes.

The BISA commits itself to taking the necessary security measures to avoid that third parties abuse of the personal data you communicated.

You have the right to consult your personal data, you can check their accuracy and ask to rectify any errors. In order to do so, you have to fill in the contact form. Any additional information about the automated processing of personal data may be obtained from the Commission for the protection of privacy.

Cookie policy

The BISA use cookies to elevate customer experience and the use of this website.

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser when you visit a website. It helps the website to remember your actions and preferences about your visit (language, font size and other parameters) during a certain time.

You can manage and/or delete cookies the way you want. Check out It is possible to delete all the cookies stored on your computer and to configure your browser to block the use of cookies. In that case, you will have to repeat your preferences every time you visit a site and some functionalities might not work.

User obligations

Users commit themselves not to use the BISA website to illegal or prejudicial ends.

Any abusive usage will be prosecuted.