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Spain

(Flag of Spain) Population 46,727,890
GDP EUR 1,022,988 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 21,892
Share in imports of goods to the EU 6.80 %
Net contribution to the EU EUR 1,731.41 mil.
Net contribution to the EU in % of GDP 0.17 %
Net contribution to the EU per capita 37.05

In 2015 the taxpayers of Spain received from the European Union  70 euros per head over what they contributed. Since its accession to the EU the country has received from the European Union EUR 94703 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.).

Kingdom of Spain became a member of the European Community in 1986. In November 1993 the European Community transformed itself into the European Union. Spain's Accession Treaty is available here.

Payment in mil EUR in % of GDP in EUR per capita
GNI-based own resource -8,415.70 -0.82 -180.10
ESM -3,809.18 -0.37 -81.52
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -1,374.82 -0.13 -29.42
VAT-based own resource -1,292.10 -0.13 -27.65
UK correction (= the "rebate") -595.10 -0.06 -12.74
Reduction in GNI-own resource granted to NL and SE -68.10 -0.01 -1.46
Sugar levies -7.40 0.00 -0.16
European Central Bank - Capital 0.14 0.00 0.00
Citizenship 25.60 0.00 0.55
Freedom, security, justice 93.90 0.01 2.01
Monetary Income redistribution 173.55 0.02 3.71
Competitiveness 1,030.10 0.10 22.04
Cohesion 5,606.10 0.55 119.97
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 6,901.60 0.67 147.70
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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