GDP, output and expenditures; changes, Quarterly National Accounts

GDP, output and expenditures; changes, Quarterly National Accounts

Type of data Periods Production approach to GDP Value added basic prices G-N Commercial services G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering Total (%) Production approach to GDP Value added basic prices G-N Commercial services G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering G Wholesale and retail trade (%) Production approach to GDP Value added basic prices G-N Commercial services G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering H Transportation and storage (%) Production approach to GDP Value added basic prices G-N Commercial services G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering I Accommodation and food serving (%)
Volume, on corresponding period (y/y) 2020 2nd quarter* -16.1 -4.8 -25.2 -68.1
Volume, on previous period (q/q) 2020 2nd quarter* -14.5 . . .
Value, on corresponding period (y/y) 2020 2nd quarter* -13.1 -1.9 -20.5 -66.6
Value, on previous period (q/q) 2020 2nd quarter* -13.0 . . .
Price, on corresponding period (y/y) 2020 2nd quarter* 3.6 3.0 6.3 4.8
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table provides quarterly and annual data on production, expenditures, income and external economic transactions of The Netherlands.

Data available from 1995.

Status of the figures:
The figures of the period 1995-2017 are final. Data of 2018, 2019 and 2020 are provisional.

Changes as of September 23rd 2020:
Data of the final estimate of 2020q2 have been added to this table.

When will new figures be published?
The preliminary estimate (flash estimate) of a quarter is released within 45 days. The second estimate is published after 85 days. At the second estimate of the fourth quarter, data of the previous three quarters will also be revised.

Description topics

Production approach to GDP
The way GDP is formed by underlying components in the so-called production approach. In this approach GDP equals the sum of value added over all branches (including non-commercial ones). Value added is thereby registered at basic prices. GDP at market prices is obtained by adding taxes less subsidies on production and the difference between imputed and paid VAT. The included taxes and subsidies apply both to produced and imported goods and services. Examples of these are VAT and taxes on import.
Value added basic prices
The value of all goods and services produced (production value or output), minus those that have been intermediately used upon production (intermediate consumption). Value added is rated at basic prices: purchaser's prices minus trade and transport margins and taxes on products paid and plus subsidies on products received. Intermediate consumption is rated at purchaser's prices minus non-deductible VAT.
Included is the output by all kind-of-activity units residing in the Netherlands, also those that are held by foreign owners.
Net value added can be obtained by deducting consumption of fixed capital from gross value added.
G-N Commercial services
Commercial services
This category is made up of the categories:
G Wholesale and retail trade
H Transportation and storage
I Accommodation and food serving
J Information and communication
K Financial institutions
L Renting and buying and selling of real estate
M Consultancy, research and other specialized business services
N Renting and leasing of tangible goods and other business support services
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering
Trade, transport, hotels, catering
This category is made up of the categories:
G Wholesale and retail trade
H Transportation and storage
I Accommodation and food serving
Total
G Wholesale and retail trade
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
H Transportation and storage
Transportation and storage
I Accommodation and food serving
Accommodation and food service activities