Structure national net lending/borrowing; National Accounts

Table description


This table presents annual figures about the structure of national net lending or net borrowing, starting from the gross domestic product. National net lending or net borrowing is the difference between the assets of the Netherlands on the rest of the world and the liabilities of the Netherlands to the rest of the world.
National net lending or net borrowing presents the amount all sectors together in the Netherlands can lend / invest or has to borrow, given the current and capital transactions.

Data available from: 1995.

Status of the figures:
Data from 1995 up to and including 2019 are final. Data of 2020 are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2021:
Data of 2020 have been added to this table.
Following revision policy, 2019 and 2020 data are updated, and time series of the financial account and balances are revised (annual revision).
Data in the current account of government finance statistics are adjusted for the time period 1995 - 2020.

When will new figures be published?
Provisional data are published 6 months after the end of the reporting year. Final data are released 18 months after the end of the reporting year.

Description topics

Net primary income from rest of world
Received primary incomes from the rest of the world less paid primary incomes to the rest of the world.

When a residing enterprise has been active abroad for more than one year, the local kind-of-activity unit is no longer considered a resident in the Netherlands but a resident in the country in which it has become active. Vice versa, a kind-of-activity unit of foreign origin is no longer seen as a non-resident after it has been active in the Netherlands for more than one year. Resident persons who settle abroad are no longer seen as residents in the Netherlands but as residents in the country they moved to one year after they have left. Vice versa a foreigner who has settled in the Netherlands becomes a resident one year after he or see moved in. Students are an exception to this rule. They are always considered residents in the country they lived in before commencing their study.
Primary income from rest of world
Compensation of employees, property income and (EU) subsidies received from the rest of the world.
Property income
Received interest, dividends, reinvested earnings on direct foreign investment and other property income from the rest of the world.
Primary income paid to rest of world
Compensation of employees, property income and (EU) taxes on production and imports paid to the rest of the world.
Property income
Paid interest, dividends, reinvested earnings on direct foreign investment and other property income from the rest of the world.