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Denmark

(Flag of Denmark) Population 5,116,273
GDP EUR 88,056 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 17,211
Share in imports of goods to the EU 2.37 %
Net income from the EU EUR 405.94 mil.
Net income from the EU in % of GDP 0.46 %
Net income from the EU per capita 79.34

In 2015 the taxpayers of Denmark contributed to the European Union  187 euros per head over what they received. Since its accession to the EU the country has paid to the European Union EUR 7376 million over what it has received. Select a year in the upper right-hand corner to see details for other years.

Note that this breakdown compares fiscal transfers only and does not include other costs and benefits connected with membership in the EU (administrative costs, co-funding of EU projects, effects of EU legislation on domestic prices etc.).

The Kingdom of Denmark became a member of the European Community in 1973, when it left the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). Greenland, then a part of the Kingdom of Denmark, leaved the European Community in 1982 (see here for the treaty of secession of Greenland from the European Community). In November 1993 the European Community transformed itself into the European Union.

Payment in mil EUR in % of GDP in EUR per capita
VAT-based own resource -461.30 -0.52 -90.16
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -221.56 -0.25 -43.31
UK correction (= the "rebate") -51.60 -0.06 -10.09
Sugar levies -47.60 -0.05 -9.30
Fisheries 11.30 0.01 2.21
EAGGF Guidance 13.90 0.02 2.72
Regional Fund 18.90 0.02 3.69
Social Fund 80.70 0.09 15.77
EAGGF Guarantee 1,063.20 1.21 207.81
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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