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Netherlands

(Flag of Netherlands) Population 16,485,787
GDP EUR 571,979 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 34,695
Share in imports of goods to the EU 13.50 %
Net contribution to the EU EUR 2,473.25 mil.
Net contribution to the EU in % of GDP 0.43 %
Net contribution to the EU per capita 150.02

In 2015 the taxpayers of Netherlands contributed to the European Union  417 euros per head over what they received. Since its accession to the EU the country has paid to the European Union EUR 87176 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.).

Kingdom of Netherlands was a founding member of the European Community in 1967. 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 -3,990.10 -0.70 -242.03
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -2,591.41 -0.45 -157.19
VAT-based own resource -264.20 -0.05 -16.03
UK correction (= the "rebate") -92.90 -0.02 -5.64
Monetary Income redistribution -16.00 0.00 -0.97
Sugar levies -9.70 0.00 -0.59
European Central Bank - Capital -5.44 0.00 -0.33
Citizenship 18.30 0.00 1.11
Freedom, security, justice 43.60 0.01 2.64
Cohesion 242.30 0.04 14.70
Competitiveness 446.20 0.08 27.07
Reduction in GNI-own resource granted to NL and SE 624.40 0.11 37.88
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 1,013.00 0.18 61.45
Adjustment reimplementation of ORD 2007 2,108.70 0.37 127.91
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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