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29/06/2017 – 6 themes updated

Brussels Institute for Statistics and Analysis (BISA) - News of the 29th of June 2017

Under the theme Labour market, the Population of working age, the Employed population and the Number of salaried workers by type of contract tables giving the figures from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) have been updated with the 2016 data and the age groups were standardised. The Domestic employment – Workstations at the local authorities and public welfare offices (CPAS) of the Brussels-Capital Region were adjusted following the introduction of the new variable “type of institution” and updated with the 2016 figures.

The 2016 data were added to the Residential and non-residential buildings - Office stock - Office space under the theme Land-use planning and real estate.

Under the theme Environment and Energy, the 2016 data have been added to the following table(s):

  • Environment and society – Waste – Recycling of household packaging waste

  • Energy – Supply of electricity and gas to the municipalities and Energy - Flows of electricity and gas to the regions.

Under the theme Mobility and Transport, the 2016 data have been added to the following tables:

  • Active mobility – Cycling – Use of the bike-sharing system (Villo!)

  • Collective transport and shared mobility – Bus, tram, metro

  • Collective transport and shared mobility - Airplane

  • Collective transport and shared mobility - Taxi

  • Freight transport - Road transport

  • Freight transport - River and maritime transport

  • Road safety (also updated under the theme Safety)

  • Mobility practices - Travel of the employed population.


Under the theme Safety, the Fire and medical emergency service call-outs table has been updated for the year 2016. The 2016 figures have been added to the Road safety table (also available under the theme Mobility and Transport).

Within the theme Education, the tables on School careers - School dropout rates have been updated with the 2016 data. New: the figures on the Population’s level of education are now available for the years 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015. A new method has also been created.