Municipal accounts; levies by region and size class

Municipal accounts; 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 municipal tax The Netherlands 2019 10,508 608
Total municipal tax The Netherlands 2020 10,687 614
Total municipal tax The Netherlands 2021* 11,375 651
Total property tax The Netherlands 2019 4,165 241
Total property tax The Netherlands 2020 4,399 253
Total property tax The Netherlands 2021* 4,658 267
Property tax on residential buildings The Netherlands 2019 2,191 127
Property tax on residential buildings The Netherlands 2020 2,296 132
Property tax on residential buildings The Netherlands 2021* 2,430 139
Property tax on non-residential building The Netherlands 2019 1,975 114
Property tax on non-residential building The Netherlands 2020 2,103 121
Property tax on non-residential building The Netherlands 2021* 2,228 127
Parking fees The Netherlands 2019 977 57
Parking fees The Netherlands 2020 848 49
Parking fees The Netherlands 2021* 907 52
Sufferance tax The Netherlands 2019 293 17
Sufferance tax The Netherlands 2020 280 16
Sufferance tax The Netherlands 2021* 282 16
Tourist tax The Netherlands 2019 342 20
Tourist tax The Netherlands 2020 211 12
Tourist tax The Netherlands 2021* 240 14
Other taxes The Netherlands 2019 128 7
Other taxes The Netherlands 2020 126 7
Other taxes The Netherlands 2021* 127 7
Sewerage charges The Netherlands 2019 1,670 97
Sewerage charges The Netherlands 2020 1,702 98
Sewerage charges The Netherlands 2021* 1,736 99
Waste collection charge The Netherlands 2019 1,835 106
Waste collection charge The Netherlands 2020 1,995 115
Waste collection charge The Netherlands 2021* 2,182 125
Administrative fees for civil affairs The Netherlands 2019 251 15
Administrative fees for civil affairs The Netherlands 2020 194 11
Administrative fees for civil affairs The Netherlands 2021* 240 14
Burial charges The Netherlands 2019 115 7
Burial charges The Netherlands 2020 116 7
Burial charges The Netherlands 2021* 122 7
Fees on building permits The Netherlands 2019 598 35
Fees on building permits The Netherlands 2020 696 40
Fees on building permits The Netherlands 2021* 739 42
Other fees The Netherlands 2019 134 8
Other fees The Netherlands 2020 110 6
Other fees The Netherlands 2021* 132 8
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table concerns the realised income of part of municipal levies in millions of euros and in euros per inhabitant. Here the municipalities have been divided into regions by their geographical location and the number of inhabitants. 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.

Data available from: 2017

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are provisional at the time of first publication.
The figures become definitive when figures for the following year are added to the series.

Changes as of 20 December 2022:
The provisional figures for 2021 have been added.
The figures for 2020 have been adjusted from provisional to definite.

When will new figures be published?
The new figures are published 12 months after the reporting period. The figures can be adjusted on the basis of the availability of new or updated source material. In general, the adjustments are small. The adjustments are made the moment a new annual figure is added to the series.

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.