Structure national net lending/borrowing; National Accounts

Structure national net lending/borrowing; National Accounts

Periods Net primary income from rest of world Net primary income from rest of world (million euros) Net primary income from rest of world Primary income from rest of world Total (million euros) Net primary income from rest of world Primary income from rest of world Compensation of employees (million euros) Net primary income from rest of world Primary income from rest of world Property income (million euros) Net primary income from rest of world Primary income from rest of world Subsidies received from rest of world (million euros) Net primary income from rest of world Primary income paid to rest of world Total (million euros) Net primary income from rest of world Primary income paid to rest of world Compensation of employees (million euros) Net primary income from rest of world Primary income paid to rest of world Property income (million euros) Net primary income from rest of world Primary income paid to rest of world Taxes on production and imports (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Net current transfers from rest of world (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers from rest of world Total (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers from rest of world Current taxes on income and wealth (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers from rest of world Social contributions (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers from rest of world Social benefits in cash (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers from rest of world Other current transfers (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers paid to rest of world Total (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers paid to rest of world Current taxes on income and wealth (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers paid to rest of world Social contributions (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers paid to rest of world Social benefits in cash (million euros) Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers paid to rest of world Other current transfers (million euros) Surplus nation on current transactions Net primary income from rest of world Net primary income (million euros) Surplus nation on current transactions Net primary income from rest of world Primary income from rest of world (million euros) Surplus nation on current transactions Net primary income from rest of world Primary income paid to rest of world (-) (million euros) Surplus nation on current transactions Net current transfers from rest of world Net current transfers (million euros) Surplus nation on current transactions Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers from rest of world (million euros) Surplus nation on current transactions Net current transfers from rest of world Current transfers paid to rest of world (million euros) Net capital transfers from rest of world Net capital transfers from rest of world (million euros) Net capital transfers from rest of world Capital transfers from rest of world (million euros) Net capital transfers from rest of world Capital transfers paid to rest of world (million euros)
2021* -19,200 247,109 1,882 243,510 1,717 266,309 12,472 249,846 3,991 -7,393 16,446 6,686 4,110 240 5,410 23,839 4,348 462 3,056 15,973 -19,200 247,109 266,309 -7,393 16,446 23,839 -1 1,042 1,043
Source: CBS.
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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 2020 are final. Data of 2021 are provisional.

Adjustments as of September 23rd 2022:
The method for calculating the profits received from and paid to the rest of the world for non-financial corporations has been improved. This impacts several balancing items. As part of these profits pass through financial holdings, paid profits by financial institutions are also changed.

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.
Net primary income from rest of world
Primary income from rest of world
Compensation of employees, property income and (EU) subsidies received from the rest of the world.
Total
Compensation of employees
Compensation of employees received from the rest of the world. This is largely due to residents in the Netherlands who have settled abroad for less than one year and work for a non-residential enterprise. This could however by an affiliate to a Dutch enterprise. After these persons have settled abroad for more than one year they become non-residents in the Netherlands and their compensation is no longer part of the flow of income from the rest of the world to the Netherlands. The compensation of cross-border workers who live in the Netherlands but work abroad remains however part of this flow.
Property income
Received interest, dividends, reinvested earnings on direct foreign investment and other property income from the rest of the world.
Subsidies received from rest of world
Subsidies received from the rest of the world, such as from the European Union.
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.
Total
Compensation of employees
Compensation of employees paid to the rest of the world. This is largely due to residents in the Netherlands who have settled abroad for less than one year and work for a non-residential enterprise. This could however by an affiliate to a Dutch enterprise. After these persons have settled abroad for more than one year they become non-residents in the Netherlands and their compensation is no longer part of the flow of income from the rest of the world to the Netherlands. The compensation of cross-border workers who live in the Netherlands but work abroad remains however part of this flow.
Property income
Paid interest, dividends, reinvested earnings on direct foreign investment and other property income from the rest of the world.
Taxes on production and imports
Taxes on production and imports paid to the rest of the world.
Net current transfers from rest of world
The difference between current transfers received from the rest of the world and provided to the rest of the world.

When a residing enterprise has been active abroad for more than 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 is 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 she has moved in. Students are an exception to this rule. They are always considered residents in the country they lived in before commencing their study.
Net current transfers from rest of world
Current transfers from rest of world
Current taxes on income and wealth, social contributions, social benefits in cash and other current transfers received from rest of the world.
Total
Current taxes on income and wealth
Current taxes on income and wealth received from rest of the world. Taxes on income consist of taxes on incomes, profits and capital gains. They are assessed on the actual or presumed incomes of individuals, households, corporations or NPIs. They include taxes assessed on holdings of property, land or real estate when these holdings are used as a basis for estimating the income of their owners.
These include: corporate income tax, payroll tax, income tax, dividend tax, gambling tax and one-time revenue in connection with the liquidation of holding companies.

Social contributions
Social contributions received from rest of the world. Social contributions include social security contributions, private social contributions (among which contributions to pension schemes) and imputed social contributions. Employers, employees, self-employed persons and non-active persons pay these contributions. Actually, the employers' part is paid directly to the insurers. However, in the national accounts, the employers' contributions are supposed to be part of primary income of households (i.e. the income from direct participation in the production process). Therefore, in first instance these contributions are treated as payments by employers to households as compensation of employees, who are deemed to pay them to the insurers in the income account.
Social benefits in cash
Social benefits other than social transfers in kind is made up of three sub-headings:
Social security benefits in cash;
Other social insurance benefits;
Social assistance benefits in cash.

Other current transfers
Other current transfers consist of non-life insurance premiums, non-life insurance claims, current transfers within general government, current international co-operation and miscellaneous current transfers.
Current transfers paid to rest of world
Current taxes on income and wealth, social contributions, social benefits in cash and other current transfers paid to rest of the world.
Total
Current taxes on income and wealth
Current taxes on income and wealth paid to the rest of the world. Taxes on income consist of taxes on incomes, profits and capital gains. They are assessed on the actual or presumed incomes of individuals, households, corporations or NPIs. They include taxes assessed on holdings of property, land or real estate when these holdings are used as a basis for estimating the income of their owners. These include: corporate income tax, payroll tax, income tax, dividend tax, gambling tax and one-time revenue in connection with the liquidation of holding companies.
Social contributions
Social contributions paid to the rest of the world. Social contributions include social security contributions, private social contributions (among which contributions to pension schemes) and imputed social contributions. Employers, employees, self-employed persons and non-active persons pay these contributions. Actually, the employers' part is paid directly to the insurers. However, in the national accounts, the employers' contributions are supposed to be part of primary income of households (i.e. the income from direct participation in the production process). Therefore, in first instance these contributions are treated as payments by employers to households as compensation of employees, who are deemed to pay them to the insurers in the income account.
Social benefits in cash
Social benefits other than social transfers in kind is made up of three sub-headings:
Social security benefits in cash;
Other social insurance benefits;
Social assistance benefits in cash.
Other current transfers
Other current transfers consist of non-life insurance premiums, non-life insurance claims, current transfers within general government, current international co-operation and miscellaneous current transfers.
Surplus nation on current transactions
The net lending (if positive) or borrowing (if negative) of the total economy to / from the rest of the world on current transactions (trade, primary income, current transfers). The surplus of the nation on current transactions is the last item in the use of income account to the rest of the world and consists of: net exports, net primary income from the rest of the world and net current transfers from the rest of the world. The surplus of the nation on current transactions equals the net national savings less the net fixed capital formation.
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.
Net primary income
Primary income from rest of world
Compensation of employees, property income and (EU) subsidies received from the rest of the world.
Primary income paid to rest of world (-)
Compensation of employees, property income and (EU) subsidies paid to the rest of the world.
Net current transfers from rest of world
The difference between current transfers received from the rest of the world and provided to the rest of the world.

When a residing enterprise has been active abroad for more than 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 is 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 she has moved in. Students are an exception to this rule. They are always considered residents in the country they lived in before commencing their study.
Net current transfers
Current transfers from rest of world
Current taxes on income and wealth, social contributions, social benefits in cash and other current transfers received from rest of the world.
Current transfers paid to rest of world
Current taxes on income and wealth, social contributions, social benefits in cash and other current transfers paid to rest of the world.
Net capital transfers from rest of world
The difference between capital transfers received from the rest of the world and provided to the rest of the world. Capital transfers require the acquisition or disposal of an asset, or assets, by at least one of the parties to the transaction. Whether made in cash or in kind, they result in a commensurate change in the financial, or non- financial, assets shown in the balance sheets of one or both parties to the transaction. Capital transfers include investment grants, capital taxes, other capital transfers and imputed capital transfers.
Net capital transfers from rest of world
Capital transfers from rest of world
Capital transfers received from the rest of the world.
Capital transfers paid to rest of world
Capital transfers paid to rest of world.