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Greece

(Flag of Greece) Population 11,171,740
GDP EUR 225,540 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 20,188
Share in imports of goods to the EU 1.65 %
Net income from the EU EUR 5,253.04 mil.
Net income from the EU in % of GDP 2.33 %
Net income from the EU per capita 470.21

In 2012 the taxpayers of Greece received from the European Union  320 euros per head over what they contributed. Since its accession to the EU the country has received from the European Union EUR 100586 million over what it has contributed. 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.).

Greece became a member of the European Community in 1981. In November 1993 the European Community transformed itself into the European Union.

Payment in mil EUR in % of GDP in EUR per capita
GNI-based own resource -1,946.50 -0.86 -174.23
VAT-based own resource -697.90 -0.31 -62.47
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -365.28 -0.16 -32.70
UK correction (= the "rebate") -145.80 -0.06 -13.05
European Central Bank - Capital 0.93 0.00 0.08
Sugar levies 1.10 0.00 0.10
Freedom, security, justice 1.30 0.00 0.12
Monetary Income redistribution 6.69 0.00 0.60
Citizenship 17.80 0.01 1.59
Competitiveness 145.30 0.06 13.01
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 3,644.40 1.62 326.22
Cohesion 4,591.00 2.04 410.95
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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