Brussels-Europe in figures!

Europe in Brussels, what exactly does that mean in numbers? 121,000 jobs and an added value of €5 billion for the Brussels-Capital region. For visitors, it simply means that they’re not just visiting the Belgian capital, they’re visiting a major cosmopolitan city. You will find these stats and more in the Brussels-Europe, the figures 2016 study.

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    • 20 organisations of the European Union.
    • 29 International schools.
    • 5,400 diplomats.
    • At least 20,000 lobbyists.
    • 42 intergovernmental organisations.
    • 1,450 to 1,700 journalists present during European summits.
    • 22,772 pupils in International schools.
    • 300 regional and local representations.
    • 1,700,000 m² of office space used by the European institutions.
    • 3,481,507 overnight business stays.
    • Third highest regional Gross Domestic Product per capita in Europe.
    • 1 in 3 Brussels inhabitants have a foreign nationality.
    • 264,738 are EU nationals.
    • 104 languages spoken.

    The complete Brussels-Europe in figures 2016 is available to download here. Also available to download is the economic impact study carried out by Nicola Dotti.