Social Security Funds; revenue and expenditure

Social Security Funds; revenue and expenditure

Periods Revenue Total revenue (billion EUR) Revenue Social contribution (billion EUR) Revenue Central government contribution (billion EUR) Revenue Internal cash flows (billion EUR) Expenditure Total expenditure (billion EUR) Expenditure Compensation of employees (billion EUR) Expenditure Benefits and medical expenses (billion EUR) Expenditure Transfers (billion EUR) Expenditure Purchases of goods and services (billion EUR) Expenditure Internal cash flows (billion EUR) Cash balance (billion EUR)
2020 February** 5.8 4.3 1.3 0.2 9.7 0.1 9.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 -3.8
2020 March** 7.4 5.9 1.3 0.2 12.2 0.2 11.5 0.1 0.2 0.2 -4.8
2020 April** 12.2 5.7 6.2 0.2 11.0 0.1 8.6 2.0 0.1 0.2 1.2
2020 May** 11.5 8.0 3.3 0.2 13.6 0.2 10.2 2.9 0.1 0.2 -2.0
2020 June** 13.5 10.9 2.3 0.4 14.1 0.2 10.0 3.5 0.1 0.4 -0.6
2020 July** 32.7 7.4 25.1 0.2 14.4 0.1 12.5 1.5 0.1 0.2 18.4
2020 August** 10.5 7.9 2.3 0.3 10.4 0.1 9.5 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.1
2020 September** 9.5 6.9 2.4 0.2 13.0 0.1 10.2 2.3 0.0 0.2 -3.5
2020 October* 9.6 6.9 2.4 0.2 10.9 0.1 9.7 0.8 0.0 0.2 -1.3
2020 November* 8.7 6.8 1.7 0.2 12.9 0.1 12.0 0.5 0.0 0.2 -4.2
2020 December* 10.3 4.8 5.3 0.2 11.6 0.1 10.2 0.9 0.1 0.2 -1.3
2021 January* 11.5 8.7 2.6 0.2 13.8 0.2 11.6 1.7 0.0 0.2 -2.3
2021 February* 8.4 5.6 2.7 0.2 13.1 0.1 11.8 0.7 0.2 0.2 -4.7
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table comprises data on monthly revenue, expenditure and the social security funds balance sheet. The data are directly retrieved from the accounting administration of the relevant government institutions. The figures are presented on a cash basis, and refer to the moment of payment as the criterion for the booking. Figures presented here are not directly comparable to the publications on National Accounts.
Publication of this table meets the requirements as laid down in the Directive EU 2011/85, part of the Enhanced Economic Governance package ('Sixpack') adopted by the European Council in 2011.

Figures available from: January 2014.

Status of the figures:
Figures for October, November, December 2020, January and February 2021 are provisional. Figures for January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September 2020 are revised provisional and figures for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 are definite.

Changes as from 31 March 2021:
Figures for February 2021 have been added.
Figures for January 2021 have been adjusted.

When will new figures be published?
New monthly figures will be published one month after the month under review. With the publication of a new month, provisional figures of the previous month can be adjusted. The figures referring to the three months of a quarter will be revised at the end of the next quarter. Six months after the end of the year, figures will be set to 'definite'.

Description topics

Revenue
Revenue of social security funds.
Total revenue
Revenue of social security funds.
Social contribution
Social contribution is subdivided into households 'social contributions and employers' social contributions.
'Households' contributions are social contributions payable on their own behalf by employees, self-employed or non-employed persons to social insurance schemes. For example, non-employed persons pay social contributions levied over their social benefits.
'Employers' contributions are paid by employers to social security schemes and other employment-related social insurance schemes to secure social benefits for their employees.
Central government contribution
Income transfers from the central government.
Internal cash flows
Revenue and expenditure of institutions belonging to the social security funds from/to institutions belonging to the social security funds.
Expenditure
Expenditure by social security funds.
Total expenditure
Expenditure by social security funds.
Compensation of employees
Total remuneration, in cash or in kind, payable by an employer to an employee in return for work done during an accounting period. Employees are all residents and non-residents employed in the Netherlands.
Benefits and medical expenses
Expenditure in cash or in-kind, allocated to households to alleviate the financial burden as a consequence of certain risks and needs (e.g. sickness, invalidity, disability, old age, survivors and unemployment).
Transfers
Revenue and expenditure without a counterpart, which do not include taxes or social benefits.

Transfers comprises subsidies, income transfers and capital transfers.
Purchases of goods and services
All products purchased in the accounting year.
Internal cash flows
Revenue and expenditure of institutions belonging to the social security funds from/to institutions belonging to the social security funds.
Cash balance
Total revenue minus total expenditure.