Macroeconomics

Below you will find a number of macroeconomic indicators of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. In the graphs, the month or quarter of the referendum is marked. At the bottom of the page you will find references to datasets and relevant external sources.  

Graph 1: National contribution to the European Union
Graph 2: Gross Domestic Product
Graph 3: Export of goods
Graph 4: Average daily output manufacturing
Graph 5: Consumer prices
Graph 6: Hourly labour costs
Graph 7: Unemployment rate
Graph 8: Jobs of employees and self-employed in the Netherlands
Graph 9: Jobs of employees and self-employed in the United Kingdom

National contribution to the European Union
National contribution to the European Union
 The NetherlandsUnited Kingdom
20000.80.6
20010.80.3
20020.70.4
20030.70.5
20040.70.5
20050.80.5
20060.80.5
20070.70.5
20080.70.4
20090.30.5
20100.60.7
20110.60.6
20120.60.7
20130.70.7
201410.5
20150.80.7

Gross Domestic Product (volume, seasonally adjusted)
Gross Domestic Product (volume, seasonally adjusted)
 The NetherlandsUnited Kingdom
2009 II100100
2009 III100.3100.1
2009 IV100.8100.5
2010 I 100.7101.1
2010 II101.3102.1
2010 III101.7102.7
2010 IV102.9102.8
2011 I 103.6103.3
2011 II103.5103.4
2011 III103.5103.9
2011 IV102.7104.2
2012 I 102.6104.6
2012 II102.7104.5
2012 III102.3105.7
2012 IV101.5105.5
2013 I 101.8106.1
2013 II101.6106.6
2013 III102.2107.5
2013 IV102.9108
2014 I 102.7108.9
2014 II103.2110
2014 III103.7110.8
2014 IV104.8111.8
2015 I 105.4112
2015 II105.4112.5
2015 III105.7112.8
2015 IV105.9113.6
2016 I106.7114
2016 II107.4114.8
2016 III108.2115.4

Export of goods (volume, adjusted for working days)
Export of goods (volume, adjusted for working days)
 The NetherlandsUnited Kingdom
2012 Jun3.8-1.9
2012 Jul2.46.4
2012 Aug3.20.6
2012 Sep3.82.5
2012 Oct7.5-6.4
2012 Nov5.4-4.6
2012 Dec3.1-5.2
2013 Jan4.4-6.8
2013 Feb2.7-5.2
2013 Mar3.3-2.7
2013 Apr0.27.9
2013 May3-3.2
2013 Jun3.57.1
2013 Jul2.3-7
2013 Aug2.83.4
2013 Sep-0.2-2.7
2013 Oct-0.6-1.7
2013 Nov1.80
2013 Dec0.21.2
2014 Jan1.20.8
2014 Feb42.9
2014 Mar2.21.4
2014 Apr4.1-2.8
2014 May-0.82.9
2014 Jun4.4-5.3
2014 Jul3.52.3
2014 Aug0.7-8
2014 Sep6.25.4
2014 Oct2.99.9
2014 Nov2.65.4
2014 Dec5.55.9
2015 Jan6.68.8
2015 Feb4.14.8
2015 Mar2.93.7
2015 Apr46.6
2015 May4.49.2
2015 Jun3.113.3
2015 Jul3.14
2015 Aug4.414.9
2015 Sep1.35.2
2015 Oct3.6-0.7
2015 Nov2.28.8
2015 Dec1.76.2
2016 Jan3.33.3
2016 Feb1.45.6
2016 Mar3.2-2.8
2016 Apr4.26.8
2016 May5.2-2.2
2016 Jun2.9-6.4
2016 Jul3.6-0.8
2016 Aug3.1-5.3
2016 Sep4.8-5.4
2016 Oct5.2-1.1
2016 -0.9

Average daily output manufacturing (volume)
Average daily output manufacturing (volume)
 The NetherlandsUnited Kingdom
2012 Jun0-3.3
2012 Jul-2.2-0.4
2012 Aug0.3-1.8
2012 Sep-1.7-2.2
2012 Oct-2.1-2.8
2012 Nov0.3-2.8
2012 Dec0.1-2.6
2013 Jan-3.4-5.8
2013 Feb-2-3.1
2013 Mar-4.8-1
2013 Apr-1.6-2.5
2013 May-1.7-2.4
2013 Jun-1.41.4
2013 Jul-0.7-1.8
2013 Aug-1.8-0.7
2013 Sep-0.60.4
2013 Oct1.81.5
2013 Nov0.81
2013 Dec2.41.6
2014 Jan3.82.4
2014 Feb5.64
2014 Mar1.22.2
2014 Apr3.34.7
2014 May0.62.5
2014 Jun-1.72.6
2014 Jul2.92.7
2014 Aug0.82.6
2014 Sep0.83.1
2014 Oct0.12
2014 Nov-0.33.2
2014 Dec-3.11.9
2015 Jan-1.32.1
2015 Feb-1.70.9
2015 Mar-0.21.8
2015 Apr-1.10.3
2015 May1.80.1
2015 Jun3.10.4
2015 Jul0.3-1.5
2015 Aug-1.1-1.3
2015 Sep-0.6-0.7
2015 Oct2.5-0.2
2015 Nov1.9-0.8
2015 Dec2.9-1.3
2016 Jan2.1-0.4
2016 Feb1.7-1.4
2016 Mar1.6-1.9
2016 Apr2.23.7
2016 May1.75
2016 Jun2.70.2
2016 Jul20.6
2016 Aug2.12.3
2016 Sep30.4
2016 Oct0.4-0.7
2016 Nov2.91.2

Consumer prices (HICP)
Consumer prices (HICP)
 The NetherlandsUnited Kingdom
2012 Jun2.52.4
2012 Jul2.62.6
2012 Aug2.62.5
2012 Sep2.52.2
2012 Oct3.32.7
2012 Nov3.22.7
2012 Dec3.42.7
2013 Jan3.22.7
2013 Feb3.22.8
2013 Mar3.22.8
2013 Apr2.82.4
2013 May3.12.7
2013 Jun3.22.9
2013 Jul3.12.8
2013 Aug2.82.7
2013 Sep2.42.7
2013 Oct1.32.2
2013 Nov1.22.1
2013 Dec1.42
2014 Jan0.81.9
2014 Feb0.41.7
2014 Mar0.11.6
2014 Apr0.61.8
2014 May0.11.5
2014 Jun0.31.9
2014 Jul0.31.6
2014 Aug0.41.5
2014 Sep0.31.2
2014 Oct0.41.3
2014 Nov0.31
2014 Dec-0.10.5
2015 Jan-0.70.3
2015 Feb-0.50
2015 Mar-0.30
2015 Apr0-0.1
2015 May0.70.1
2015 Jun0.50
2015 Jul0.80.1
2015 Aug0.40
2015 Sep0.3-0.1
2015 Oct0.4-0.1
2015 Nov0.40.1
2015 Dec0.50.2
2016 Jan0.20.3
2016 Feb0.30.3
2016 Mar0.50.5
2016 Apr-0.20.3
2016 May-0.20.3
2016 Jun-0.20.5
2016 Jul-0.60.6
2016 Aug0.10.6
2016 Sep-0.11
2016 Oct0.30.9
2016 Nov0.41.2
2016 Dec0.71.6

Hourly labour cost
Hourly labour cost
 The NetherlandsUnited Kingdom
2009 II100100
2009 III100.5100.8
2009 IV100.3100.8
2010 I100102.4
2010 II101101
2010 III100.2101.8
2010 IV101.8102.4
2011 I102.4103
2011 II102.9104
2011 III102.5104
2011 IV103.6105
2012 I104.3103.6
2012 II105.4104.7
2012 III106.3104.9
2012 IV107.8104.8
2013 I107.9104.9
2013 II106.9105.7
2013 III109.1105.4
2013 IV107.6105.6
2014 I108.1106.5
2014 II108.8106.2
2014 III109.4106.6
2014 IV111107.9
2015 I109.7109.4
2015 II110.6109.5
2015 III110.6110.9
2015 IV111110.9
2016 I111.9111.2
2016 II111.7112.2
2016 III112.6112.4

Unemployment rate
Unemployment rate
 The NetherlandsUnited Kingdom
2012 Jun5.77.9
2012 Jul5.97.8
2012 Aug5.87.8
2012 Sep67.8
2012 Oct6.17.8
2012 Nov6.27.8
2012 Dec6.47.8
2013 Jan6.67.9
2013 Feb6.87.7
2013 Mar6.97.7
2013 Apr77.7
2013 May7.17.7
2013 Jun7.37.7
2013 Jul7.57.7
2013 Aug7.57.6
2013 Sep7.67.4
2013 Oct7.67.2
2013 Nov7.67.2
2013 Dec7.77.1
2014 Jan7.86.8
2014 Feb7.96.7
2014 Mar7.86.5
2014 Apr7.76.4
2014 May7.66.2
2014 Jun7.46.1
2014 Jul7.36
2014 Aug7.25.9
2014 Sep7.15.9
2014 Oct7.15.8
2014 Nov7.15.6
2014 Dec7.25.6
2015 Jan7.25.5
2015 Feb7.15.5
2015 Mar75.4
2015 Apr75.5
2015 May6.95.6
2015 Jun6.95.5
2015 Jul6.85.4
2015 Aug6.85.3
2015 Sep6.85.2
2015 Oct6.95
2015 Nov6.75
2015 Dec6.65
2016 Jan6.55.1
2016 Feb6.55
2016 Mar6.44.9
2016 Apr6.44.9
2016 May6.34.9
2016 Jun6.14.8
2016 Jul64.8
2016 Aug5.84.7
2016 Sep5.74.8
2016 Oct5.64.8
2016 Nov5.6
2016 5.4

Jobs of employees and self-employed in the Netherlands
Jobs of employees and self-employed in the Netherlands
 Jobs
2009 II9.846
2009 III9.82
2009 IV9.825
2010 I 9.765
2010 II9.818
2010 III9.828
2010 IV9.85
2011 I 9.906
2011 II9.954
2011 III9.959
2011 IV9.956
2012 I 9.959
2012 II9.942
2012 III9.905
2012 IV9.867
2013 I 9.817
2013 II9.796
2013 III9.784
2013 IV9.771
2014 I 9.749
2014 II9.757
2014 III9.773
2014 IV9.803
2015 I 9.84
2015 II9.871
2015 III9.898
2015 IV9.934
2016 I9.935
2016 II9.972
2016 III9.999

Jobs of employees and self-employed in United Kingdom
Jobs of employees and self-employed in United Kingdom
 Jobs
2009 II29.087
2009 III29.069
2009 IV29.102
2010 I 29.013
2010 II29.192
2010 III29.385
2010 IV29.324
2011 I 29.441
2011 II29.447
2011 III29.277
2011 IV29.34
2012 I 29.46
2012 II29.663
2012 III29.76
2012 IV29.903
2013 I 29.839
2013 II29.945
2013 III30.108
2013 IV30.285
2014 I 30.534
2014 II30.718
2014 III30.835
2014 IV30.94
2015 I 31.169
2015 II31.144
2015 III31.339
2015 IV31.534
2016 I31.578
2016 II31.75
2016 III31.799