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)
2021 November 8.5 6.5 1.8 0.2 12.4 0.1 11.9 0.1 0.0 0.2 -3.9
2021 December 10.7 6.2 4.3 0.2 11.3 0.2 10.3 0.5 0.0 0.2 -0.5
2022 January** 11.6 8.6 2.8 0.2 9.7 0.1 9.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 1.9
2022 February** 8.1 6.0 1.9 0.2 12.6 0.1 11.7 0.3 0.3 0.2 -4.5
2022 March** 9.7 7.1 2.4 0.2 12.5 0.1 11.8 0.3 0.0 0.2 -2.8
2022 April** 11.3 7.9 3.1 0.2 11.6 0.2 10.5 0.6 0.0 0.2 -0.3
2022 May** 11.7 9.2 2.3 0.2 12.7 0.2 12.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 -1.0
2022 June** 15.9 13.7 1.9 0.4 16.0 0.2 11.0 4.3 0.1 0.4 0.0
2022 July* 29.8 7.7 21.9 0.2 7.4 0.2 6.8 0.2 0.0 0.2 22.4
2022 August* 10.1 7.8 2.1 0.3 12.4 0.2 11.8 0.1 0.1 0.3 -2.2
2022 September* 9.7 7.2 2.3 0.2 11.8 0.2 11.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 -2.1
2022 October* 11.2 7.8 3.2 0.2 10.8 0.2 10.1 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4
Source: CBS.
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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 July, August, September and October 2022 are provisional. Figures for January, February, March, April, May and June 2022 are revised provisional and figures for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 are final.

Changes as from 30 November 2022:
Figures for October 2022 have been added.
The figures for September 2022 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.