The State; government sector, ESA accounts, 1996 - 2010

The State; government sector, ESA accounts, 1996 - 2010

Periods Total current and capital expenditures (mln euro) Total current and capital revenues (mln euro) Balance current and capital account (mln euro)
1996 88,352 83,661 -4,691
1997 93,498 86,593 -6,905
1998 95,550 91,221 -4,329
1999 99,608 96,730 -2,877
2000 105,164 106,728 1,565
2001 115,758 115,411 -347
2002 122,883 117,980 -4,903
2003 130,690 117,151 -13,540
2004 130,016 121,374 -8,643
2005 132,760 133,263 503
2006 141,174 145,259 4,085
2007 150,865 153,593 2,728
2008 159,305 162,061 2,756
2009 172,869 153,506 -19,364
2010* 183,718 159,094 -24,624
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


As part of the statistics on government finances, Statistics Netherlands
(CBS) collects data on the size, composition and allocation of the
expenditures and revenues and the balance sheet position of the State.

The State includes ministries, budget funds and agencies. Ministries are
mainly active in policy-making for the State. Budget funds comprise
long-term income budgets for special policy areas. Agencies are
responsible for executive tasks.

This table contains a selection from the results of the analysis of the
State finances on a yearly basis: the expenditures and revenues and the
changes in assets and liabilities of the government sector of the State.
The data in the table can be broken down into:
- types of account according to the European System of Accounts 1995;
- transactions according to the European System of Accounts 1995.

Data available from: 1996
Frequency: discontinued.

Status of the figures:
Figures up to and including 2009 are definite.
Figures for 2010 are provisional.

Changes as of 24 August 2011:
More recent data have been added and/or adjustments have been implemented.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable.

Description topics

Total current and capital expenditures
Total expenditures of the current and capital account. The European
System of Accounts 1995 describes the economy as a series of coherent
economic partial processes. These partial processes include: production,
generating of income, distribution of income, income expenditures,
reallocation by capital transfers, generating of capital and financing.
Each partial process is described by a separate account. The current
account includes transactions related to production, generating of
income, distribution of income, income expenditure. The capital account
includes (dis)investments and capital transfers.
Total current and capital revenues
Total revenues of the current and capital account. The European System of
Accounts 1995 describes the economy as a series of coherent economic
partial processes. These partial processes include: production, generating
of income, distribution of income, income expenditures, reallocation by
capital transfers, generating of capital and financing. Each partial
process is described by a separate account. The current account includes
transactions related to production, generating of income, distribution of
income, income expenditure. The capital account includes (dis)investments
and capital transfers.
Balance current and capital account
Balance of the current account and the capital account. The European
System of Accounts 1995 describes the economy as a series of coherent
economic partial processes. These partial processes include: production,
generating of income, distribution of income, income expenditures,
reallocation by capital transfers, generating of capital and financing.
Each partial process is described by a separate account. The current
account includes transactions related to production, generating of income,
distribution of income, income expenditure. The capital account includes
(dis)investments and capital transfers. As total expenditures usually does
not equal revenues, a balancing item is included.