EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Belgian Armed Forces

Belgian Armed Forces

Geographic Location

Country: Belgium


Sector: Public administration and defence
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
84.22 - Defence activities
Number Employed: 37000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-10-2009
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2010
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2010
Planned Job Creation: 1293

Additional Information

National defence Minister Peter De Crem has announced the recruitment of about 1293 people for the armed force in 2010 despite the existence of a restructuring plan that includes job reductions through retirements.