Long-term work incapacity

In 2017, the share of people with long-term incapacity for work reached 10.6 percent in Belgium. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must decrease.

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Long-term work incapacity - Belgium

percentage of total employment

 2005201020112012201320142015201620172017//20052017//2012
Belgium6.77.77.98.38.89.410.010.410.63.95.0
//: Average Growth Rates

Calculations FPB based on National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (2018), National Accounts Institute (2018) and National Social Security Office (2018).

Long-term work incapacity by sex - Belgium

percentage of total employment

 2005201020112012201320142015201620172017//20052017//2012
females7.49.39.710.210.911.712.613.213.65.25.9
males6.26.66.66.97.27.57.98.28.22.43.6
//: Average Growth Rates

Calculations FPB based on National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (2018), National Accounts Institute (2018) and National Social Security Office (2018).

Long-term work incapacity by age - Belgium

percentage of total employment

 2005201020112012201320142015201620172017//20052017//2012
<250.30.40.40.40.40.50.50.50.42.5-1.6
25-493.94.54.74.95.25.66.16.36.34.15.0
50-6419.920.120.120.521.021.822.623.223.51.42.8
>641.11.71.91.71.61.71.71.81.74.00.0
//: Average Growth Rates

Calculations FPB based on National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (2018), National Accounts Institute (2018) and National Social Security Office (2018).

UN target: goal 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

UN indicator: the selected indicator does not correspond to a UN indicator, but is related to UN goal 8.

Sources

  • SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals: United Nations (2015), Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015, document A/RES/70/1.

  • Indicators: United Nations (2017), Work of the Statistical Commission pertaining to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 6 July 2017, document A/RES/71/313.

  • UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).

  • Sustainable Development Goal indicators website: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).

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