Key figures municipal budgets; levies by region and size class

Key figures municipal budgets; levies by region and size class

Municipal levies (from 2017 onwards) Regions Periods Municipal levies in million of euros (million euros) Municipal levies in euro/inhabitant (euro/inhabitant)
Total property tax Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2022* 5 418
Total property tax 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2022* 17 306
Total property tax 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2022* 230 248
Total property tax 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2022* 1,463 245
Total property tax 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2022* 1,001 251
Total property tax 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2022* 471 291
Total property tax 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2022* 831 324
Total property tax 250,000 inhabitants or more 2022* 738 301
Sufferance tax Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2022* 0 11
Sufferance tax 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2022* 0 0
Sufferance tax 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2022* 1 1
Sufferance tax 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2022* 6 1
Sufferance tax 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2022* 8 2
Sufferance tax 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2022* 4 2
Sufferance tax 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2022* 8 3
Sufferance tax 250,000 inhabitants or more 2022* 12 5
Tourist tax Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2022* 9 725
Tourist tax 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2022* 3 45
Tourist tax 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2022* 32 34
Tourist tax 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2022* 98 16
Tourist tax 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2022* 25 6
Tourist tax 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2022* 15 9
Tourist tax 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2022* 32 12
Tourist tax 250,000 inhabitants or more 2022* 164 67
Sewerage charges Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2022* 2 178
Sewerage charges 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2022* 6 112
Sewerage charges 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2022* 102 109
Sewerage charges 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2022* 611 102
Sewerage charges 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2022* 410 103
Sewerage charges 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2022* 154 95
Sewerage charges 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2022* 230 90
Sewerage charges 250,000 inhabitants or more 2022* 256 104
Waste collection charge Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2022* 3 254
Waste collection charge 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2022* 7 126
Waste collection charge 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2022* 103 110
Waste collection charge 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2022* 681 114
Waste collection charge 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2022* 506 127
Waste collection charge 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2022* 215 133
Waste collection charge 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2022* 321 125
Waste collection charge 250,000 inhabitants or more 2022* 422 172
Administrative fees for civil affairs Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2022* 0 29
Administrative fees for civil affairs 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2022* 1 12
Administrative fees for civil affairs 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2022* 11 12
Administrative fees for civil affairs 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2022* 68 11
Administrative fees for civil affairs 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2022* 49 12
Administrative fees for civil affairs 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2022* 20 12
Administrative fees for civil affairs 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2022* 32 12
Administrative fees for civil affairs 250,000 inhabitants or more 2022* 36 15
Burial charges Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2022* 0 14
Burial charges 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2022* 0 5
Burial charges 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2022* 6 6
Burial charges 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2022* 45 7
Burial charges 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2022* 29 7
Burial charges 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2022* 9 6
Burial charges 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2022* 12 5
Burial charges 250,000 inhabitants or more 2022* 14 6
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table concerns the budgeted revenues of part of the municipal revenues in millions of euros and in euros per inhabitant. It concerns the levies that are comparable through time from the reporting year 2004 onwards. The presented figures only contain data that adhere to the definitions and classifications that municipalities themselves use in their administration, as laid down in the Directive for Budgeting and Accounting for provinces and municipalities (BBV) for provinces and municipalities. The calculations of the levies in euros per inhabitant, are based on the provisional number of inhabitants.

Data available from: 2004

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are provisional at the time of first publication, upon the second publication in January/February following the financial year last year’s figures become definitive.
If there are any changes, these are the consequence of new or revised figures becoming available.

Changes as of 3 February 2022:
The provisional figures for 2022 have been added.
The figures for 2021 have become definitive.

When will new figures be published?
The new provisional figures will be made available in the months of January/February of the financial year. Figures will become definitive in the months of January/February following the financial year. The figures may be revised based on the availability of new or updated sources. In general the adjustments are limited in size and scope.

Description topics

Municipal levies in million of euros
The revenues from municipal taxes and fees. In case of taxes the revenue is directly added to the general resources of the municipality. In case of fees the revenue needs to be used for a prescribed purpose.
Municipal levies in euro/inhabitant
The revenues from municipal taxes and fees. In case of taxes the revenue is directly added to the general resources of the municipality. In case of fees the revenue needs to be used for a prescribed purpose.