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)
Fees on building permits The Netherlands 2019* 598 35
Fees on building permits Noord-Nederland (LD) 2019* 53 30
Fees on building permits Oost-Nederland (LD) 2019* 117 32
Fees on building permits West-Nederland (LD) 2019* 316 38
Fees on building permits Zuid-Nederland (LD) 2019* 112 31
Fees on building permits Groningen (PV) 2019* 24 41
Fees on building permits Fryslân (PV) 2019* 15 23
Fees on building permits Drenthe (PV) 2019* 13 27
Fees on building permits Overijssel (PV) 2019* 33 29
Fees on building permits Flevoland (PV) 2019* 18 44
Fees on building permits Gelderland (PV) 2019* 66 32
Fees on building permits Utrecht (PV) 2019* 43 32
Fees on building permits Noord-Holland (PV) 2019* 133 47
Fees on building permits Zuid-Holland (PV) 2019* 123 34
Fees on building permits Zeeland (PV) 2019* 17 45
Fees on building permits Noord-Brabant (PV) 2019* 83 32
Fees on building permits Limburg (PV) 2019* 29 26
Fees on building permits Oost-Groningen (CR) 2019* 3 20
Fees on building permits Delfzijl en omgeving (CR) 2019* 2 45
Fees on building permits Overig Groningen (CR) 2019* 19 48
Fees on building permits Noord-Friesland (CR) 2019* 8 24
Fees on building permits Zuidwest-Friesland (CR) 2019* 3 20
Fees on building permits Zuidoost-Friesland (CR) 2019* 5 24
Fees on building permits Noord-Drenthe (CR) 2019* 5 25
Fees on building permits Zuidoost-Drenthe (CR) 2019* 5 27
Fees on building permits Zuidwest-Drenthe (CR) 2019* 4 31
Fees on building permits Noord-Overijssel (CR) 2019* 14 38
Fees on building permits Zuidwest-Overijssel (CR) 2019* 5 31
Fees on building permits Twente (CR) 2019* 14 23
Fees on building permits Veluwe (CR) 2019* 23 33
Fees on building permits Achterhoek (CR) 2019* 10 26
Fees on building permits Arnhem/Nijmegen (CR) 2019* 23 31
Fees on building permits Zuidwest-Gelderland (CR) 2019* 9 38
Fees on building permits Utrecht (CR) 2019* 43 32
Fees on building permits Kop van Noord-Holland (CR) 2019* 12 32
Fees on building permits Alkmaar en omgeving (CR) 2019* 8 32
Fees on building permits IJmond (CR) 2019* 2 12
Fees on building permits Agglomeratie Haarlem (CR) 2019* 10 44
Fees on building permits Zaanstreek (CR) 2019* 5 30
Fees on building permits Groot-Amsterdam (CR) 2019* 84 61
Fees on building permits Het Gooi en Vechtstreek (CR) 2019* 12 48
Fees on building permits Agglomeratie Leiden en Bollenstreek (CR) 2019* 15 36
Fees on building permits Agglomeratie 's-Gravenhage (CR) 2019* 29 33
Fees on building permits Delft en Westland (CR) 2019* 9 39
Fees on building permits Oost-Zuid-Holland (CR) 2019* 11 34
Fees on building permits Groot-Rijnmond (CR) 2019* 47 33
Fees on building permits Zuidoost-Zuid-Holland (CR) 2019* 12 32
Fees on building permits Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen (CR) 2019* 6 52
Fees on building permits Overig Zeeland (CR) 2019* 12 42
Fees on building permits West-Noord-Brabant (CR) 2019* 16 26
Fees on building permits Midden-Noord-Brabant (CR) 2019* 15 32
Fees on building permits Noordoost-Noord-Brabant (CR) 2019* 21 33
Fees on building permits Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant (CR) 2019* 30 38
Fees on building permits Noord-Limburg (CR) 2019* 9 31
Fees on building permits Midden-Limburg (CR) 2019* 6 24
Fees on building permits Zuid-Limburg (CR) 2019* 15 25
Fees on building permits Flevoland (CR) 2019* 18 44
Fees on building permits Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2019* 1 65
Fees on building permits 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2019* 6 74
Fees on building permits 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2019* 37 37
Fees on building permits 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2019* 185 30
Fees on building permits 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2019* 113 31
Fees on building permits 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2019* 49 33
Fees on building permits 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2019* 93 37
Fees on building permits 250,000 inhabitants or more 2019* 114 48
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 16 December 2020:
The provisional figures for 2019 have been added.
The figures for 2018 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.