Environmental taxes and fees; revenues by taxpayer 1987-2012

Environmental taxes and fees; revenues by taxpayer 1987-2012

Taxpayers Periods Total environmental taxes and fees (mln euro) Environmental tax revenues Total environmental tax revenues (mln euro) Environmental tax revenues Environmental taxes on products Total environmental taxes on products (mln euro) Environmental tax revenues Mobility tax Total mobility tax (mln euro) Environmental fees revenues Total environmental fees revenues (mln euro)
Total taxpayers 2010 24,135 19,871 4,905 14,964 4,264
Total taxpayers 2011 24,010 19,688 4,788 14,898 4,322
Total taxpayers 2012* 23,189 18,579 4,353 14,223 4,610
A-U All economic activities 2010 8,804 7,868 2,315 5,551 936
A-U All economic activities 2011 8,860 7,911 2,273 5,636 949
A-U All economic activities 2012* 8,405 7,344 1,969 5,372 1,061
Total private households 2010 14,825 11,525 2,546 8,979 3,300
Total private households 2011 14,605 11,263 2,464 8,799 3,342
Total private households 2012* 14,240 10,724 2,337 8,387 3,516
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2010 506 478 44 434 28
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2011 545 514 51 463 31
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2012* 544 511 47 464 33
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table presents an overview of the revenues of the environmental taxes and fees. The government charges several taxes and fees to support and finance environmental policy.
The revenues of environmental taxes and fees can be attributed by taxpayer, distinguishing private households, industries and non-residents.

The above mentioned revenues of environmental taxes and fees are presented in the following variables:
-value in current prices, million euros.

Data available from: 1987-2012

Status of the figures:
The figures concerning 2011 and 2012 are (revised) provisional. Because this table is discontinued, figures will not be updated anymore.

Changes as of September 29, 2014:
None, this table is discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore. This table is replaced by table: Environmental taxes and fees; revenues by taxpayer. See paragraph 3.

Description topics

Total environmental taxes and fees
Environmental tax revenues
Revenues of taxes that aim to reduce environmentally damaging activities through a price increase. The revenues of these taxes flow into the general budget and are not dedicated to financing environmental measures. Examples of environmental taxes are excise duties on petrol, motor vehicle tax, energy tax and tax on passenger cars and motorcycles.
Total environmental tax revenues
Environmental taxes on products
The following product-related taxes are environmental taxes: tax on groundwater, tap water, waste, petrol, energy and packaging. These come under the environmentally based tax act (Wet belastingen op milieugrondslag).
Total environmental taxes on products
Mobility tax
Tax levied on mobility and transport could also be considered environmental taxes. Examples are taxes on petrol and other mineral oils, motor vehicle tax and the tax on passenger cars and motorcycles. These taxes do not come under the environmentally based taxes.
Total mobility tax
Environmental fees revenues
Environmental fees
Fees to finance specific environmental measures by the government. Examples of environmental fees are sewerage charges, fees on water pollution, noise tax civil aviation, groundwater fee and fees on after-care of refuse dumps.
Total environmental fees revenues