Environmental taxes and fees, revenues by taxpayer; national accounts

Environmental taxes and fees, revenues by taxpayer; national accounts

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 1995 11,575 9,228 858 8,353 2,347
Total taxpayers 2000 16,823 13,874 2,849 11,007 2,949
Total taxpayers 2005 20,924 17,164 4,128 13,035 3,760
Total taxpayers 2010 23,985 19,722 4,905 14,815 4,263
Total taxpayers 2015 24,578 20,031 5,161 14,867 4,547
Total taxpayers 2016 25,416 20,790 5,530 15,249 4,626
Total taxpayers 2017 26,264 21,655 5,782 15,846 4,609
Total taxpayers 2018* 27,539 22,848 6,364 16,468 4,691
Total taxpayers 2019* 29,146 24,400 7,724 16,661 4,746
A-U All economic activities 1995 4,530 3,842 779 3,046 688
A-U All economic activities 2000 6,493 5,692 1,531 4,143 801
A-U All economic activities 2005 8,021 7,100 2,223 4,876 921
A-U All economic activities 2010 8,600 7,668 2,449 5,217 932
A-U All economic activities 2015 8,922 7,973 2,602 5,368 949
A-U All economic activities 2016 8,939 7,968 2,459 5,498 971
A-U All economic activities 2017 9,526 8,574 2,713 5,834 952
A-U All economic activities 2018* 10,156 9,178 3,013 6,149 978
A-U All economic activities 2019* 11,075 10,125 3,781 6,329 950
Total private households 1995 7,001 5,350 77 5,273 1,651
Total private households 2000 10,265 8,125 1,310 6,815 2,140
Total private households 2005 12,825 9,994 1,893 8,101 2,831
Total private households 2010 15,293 11,970 2,438 9,532 3,323
Total private households 2015 15,555 11,965 2,533 9,432 3,590
Total private households 2016 16,365 12,719 3,039 9,680 3,646
Total private households 2017 16,626 12,978 3,036 9,942 3,648
Total private households 2018* 17,266 13,562 3,315 10,247 3,704
Total private households 2019* 17,940 14,154 3,899 10,255 3,786
Non-residents in the Netherlands 1995 44 36 2 34 8
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2000 65 57 8 49 8
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2005 78 70 12 58 8
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2010 92 84 18 66 8
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2015 101 93 26 67 8
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2016 112 103 32 71 9
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2017 112 103 33 70 9
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2018* 117 108 36 72 9
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2019* 131 121 44 77 10
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

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: 1995

Status of the figures:
Figures for 2018 and 2019 are provisional. The revenues of environmental taxes and fees data are consistent in time and in compliance with the Dutch national accounts.

Changes as of 10 November 2020:
Data for 2019 have been added. Data for previous years are adjusted according to the revision policy (see: Status of the figures).

When will new figures be published?
New figures are published annually in August or September.

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