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 2019* 29,146 24,400 7,724 16,661 4,746
A-U All economic activities 2019* 11,075 10,125 3,781 6,329 950
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019* 650 615 193 407 35
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019* 2,114 1,830 1,535 295 284
B Mining and quarrying 2019* 33 33 26 7 0
C Manufacturing 2019* 1,442 1,199 982 217 243
10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2019* 407 294 243 51 113
13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2019* 28 16 14 2 12
16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2019* 97 71 58 13 26
16 Manufacture of wood products 2019* 14 12 6 6 2
17 Manufacture of paper 2019* 62 43 40 3 19
18 Printing and reproduction 2019* 21 16 12 4 5
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2019* 94 91 74 17 3
20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2019* 255 227 212 15 28
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2019* 234 211 197 14 23
21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2019* 21 16 15 1 5
22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2019* 180 166 151 15 14
22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2019* 86 80 74 6 6
23 Manufacture of building materials 2019* 94 86 77 9 8
24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2019* 168 151 117 34 17
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2019* 64 56 49 7 8
25 Manufacture of metal products 2019* 104 95 68 27 9
26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2019* 29 25 21 4 4
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2019* 67 56 41 15 11
29-30 Transport equipment 2019* 46 40 29 11 6
31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2019* 71 62 22 40 9
D Electricity and gas supply 2019* 459 439 426 13 20
E Water supply and waste management 2019* 180 159 101 58 21
F Construction 2019* 660 633 89 544 27
41 Construction buildings, development 2019* 159 150 27 123 9
42 Civil engineering 2019* 153 148 18 130 5
43 Specialised construction activities 2019* 348 335 44 291 13
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019* 2,958 2,757 831 1,926 201
G Wholesale and retail trade 2019* 1,342 1,198 469 729 144
45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2019* 269 259 74 185 10
46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2019* 683 608 184 424 75
47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2019* 390 331 211 120 59
H Transportation and storage 2019* 1,274 1,245 97 1,148 29
49 Land transport 2019* 976 970 20 950 6
50 Water transport 2019* 24 24 3 21 0
51 Air transport 2019* 2 0 0 0 2
52 Warehousing, services for transport 2019* 226 208 66 142 18
53 Postal and courier activities 2019* 46 43 8 35 3
I Accommodation and food serving 2019* 342 314 265 49 28
J Information and communication 2019* 184 161 76 85 23
K Financial institutions 2019* 236 195 61 134 41
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019* 174 148 71 77 26
M-N Business services 2019* 2,573 2,508 173 2,335 65
M Other specialised business services 2019* 453 413 111 302 40
N Renting and other business support 2019* 2,120 2,095 62 2,033 25
O-Q Government and care 2019* 1,029 829 489 340 200
O Public administration and services 2019* 376 287 142 145 89
P Education 2019* 271 239 141 98 32
Q Health and social work activities 2019* 382 303 206 97 79
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019* 497 449 263 186 48
R Culture, sports and recreation 2019* 284 248 140 108 36
S Other service activities 2019* 213 201 123 78 12
T Activities of households 2019* 0 0 0 0 0
U Extraterritorial organisations 2019*
Total private households 2019* 17,940 14,154 3,899 10,255 3,786
Non-residents in the Netherlands 2019* 131 121 44 77 10
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: 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