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Belgium

Belgian Culture Stats

Definitions

  • Food and drink > Beer consumption: Total national beer consumption (litres).
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date: The date when the first McDonald's outlet opened in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location: City or neighborhood of the first McDonald's in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes: Facts and peculiarities regarding the opening of a McDonald's in each country.
  • Happy Planet Index: The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is calculated from three components: Perceived well-being, life expectancy and ecological footprint. A higher value indicates a happier population.
  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws: Anti-discrimination (sexual orientation).

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > LGBT individual may petition to adopt a child: LGBT individual may petition to adopt.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts: Same-sex sexual activity.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships: Recognition of relationships.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption: Same-sex adoption.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage: Same-sex marriage.

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  • Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old boys: Boys.
  • Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old girls: Percent of girls aged 11-15 years who report to ever have had sexual intercourse.
  • Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year: This list compares the average annual consumption of cigarettes per adult in countries around the world. Ten european countries top the list, all located at the East of the continent, with the exception of Greece. Developed asian countries like China, South Korea and Japan also register high cigarette consumption, while Africa hosts the countries with less consumption.
  • World Heritage Sites: Cultural sites.

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Beer consumption 844 million L 2014 21st out of 40
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date March 21, 1978 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location Brussels 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes see McDonald's Belgium u 2012
Happy Planet Index 45.4 2009 64th out of 143
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws All 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > LGBT individual may petition to adopt a child Yes 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal since 1795 (as part of France) UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships Yes (since 2000) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption Yes (since 2006) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage Yes (since 2003) 2014
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old boys 24.6% 2012 12th out of 24
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old girls 23% 2012 8th out of 24
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 1,455 2014 31st out of 184
World Heritage Sites 11 2014 18th out of 140

SOURCES: Per Capita Beer Consumption by Country in 2012, Kirin Holdings Company. Table 3.; Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT adoption (European laws on adoption by same-sex couples); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights in Asia (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Europe); Wikipedia: Virginity (Prevalence of sexually experienced 15-year-olds based on self-reports) (Godeau, Emmanuelle; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Vignes, Ce´line; Ross, Jim; Boyce, Will; Todd, Joanna. "Contraceptive Use by 15-Year-Old Students at Their Last Sexual Intercourse Results From 24 Countries" . Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 162 (1) . Retrieved 14 January 2012 ., See here and pages 47-49 for views on what constitutes virginity loss and therefore sexual intercourse or other sexual activity; source discusses how gay and lesbian individuals define virginity loss, and how the majority of researchers and heterosexuals define virginity loss/"technical virginity" by whether or not a person has engaged in penile-vaginal sex. Laura M. Carpenter (2005). Virginity Lost: An Intimate Portrait of First Sexual Experiences . NYU Press . pp. 295 pages. ISBN 0-8147-1652-0 . Retrieved October 9, 2011 . A. Leigh, Jennifer (June 27, 2009). "Male Virginity Myths" . Psychology Today . Retrieved October 9, 2011 ., Bozon, Michael. 'At what age do women and men have their first sexual intercourse? World comparisons and recent trends'. Population and Societies 391 (2003) 1–4.); http://www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc/documents/godeau_2008_contraceptive_use_apam_1621_6673.pdf, Emmanuelle Godeau, Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Celine Vignes, Jim Ross, Will Boyce, Joanna Todd, ARCH PEDIATR ADOLESC MED/VOL 162 (NO. 1), JAN 2008. p 2.; Wikipedia: List of countries by cigarette consumption per capita (List); Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites)

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"Belgium Culture Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Belgium/Culture

Belgium Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Food and drink 13 Sexuality 11