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Netherlands

(Flag of Netherlands) Population 16,655,799
GDP EUR 601,973 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 36,142
Share in imports of goods to the EU 13.40 %
Net contribution to the EU EUR 5,209.88 mil.
Net contribution to the EU in % of GDP 0.87 %
Net contribution to the EU per capita 312.80

In 2016 the taxpayers of Netherlands contributed to the European Union  335 euros per head over what they received. Since its accession to the EU the country has paid to the European Union EUR 92858 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 -4,215.30 -0.70 -253.08
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -2,974.08 -0.49 -178.56
VAT-based own resource -290.30 -0.05 -17.43
Monetary Income redistribution -270.00 -0.04 -16.21
UK correction (= the "rebate") -50.70 -0.01 -3.04
Sugar levies -9.70 0.00 -0.58
Citizenship 17.60 0.00 1.06
Freedom, security, justice 131.40 0.02 7.89
Cohesion 307.00 0.05 18.43
Competitiveness 578.80 0.10 34.75
Reduction in GNI-own resource granted to NL and SE 625.00 0.10 37.52
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 940.40 0.16 56.46
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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