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 Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 23 1,837
Total municipal tax 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 49 663
Total municipal tax 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 564 555
Total municipal tax 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 3,212 537
Total municipal tax 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 2,093 557
Total municipal tax 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 1,011 629
Total municipal tax 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 1,661 656
Total municipal tax 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 2,074 854
Total property tax Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 5 424
Total property tax 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 19 252
Total property tax 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 235 231
Total property tax 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 1,352 226
Total property tax 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 887 236
Total property tax 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 447 278
Total property tax 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 783 309
Total property tax 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 670 276
Property tax on residential buildings Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 3 256
Property tax on residential buildings 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 12 158
Property tax on residential buildings 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 157 155
Property tax on residential buildings 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 840 141
Property tax on residential buildings 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 487 130
Property tax on residential buildings 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 219 136
Property tax on residential buildings 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 372 147
Property tax on residential buildings 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 206 85
Property tax on non-residential building Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 2 167
Property tax on non-residential building 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 7 94
Property tax on non-residential building 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 78 77
Property tax on non-residential building 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 512 86
Property tax on non-residential building 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 400 106
Property tax on non-residential building 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 229 142
Property tax on non-residential building 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 411 162
Property tax on non-residential building 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 463 191
Parking fees Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020*
Parking fees 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 0 0
Parking fees 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 14 14
Parking fees 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 54 9
Parking fees 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 89 24
Parking fees 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 71 44
Parking fees 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 144 57
Parking fees 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 477 196
Sufferance tax Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 0 7
Sufferance tax 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 3 36
Sufferance tax 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 10 9
Sufferance tax 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 117 20
Sufferance tax 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 47 13
Sufferance tax 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 35 22
Sufferance tax 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 26 10
Sufferance tax 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 44 18
Tourist tax Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 7 569
Tourist tax 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 2 32
Tourist tax 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 25 24
Tourist tax 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 68 11
Tourist tax 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 16 4
Tourist tax 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 9 6
Tourist tax 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 15 6
Tourist tax 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 69 29
Other taxes Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 3 235
Other taxes 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 2 22
Other taxes 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 9 9
Other taxes 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 51 9
Other taxes 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 29 8
Other taxes 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 8 5
Other taxes 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 17 7
Other taxes 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 7 3
Sewerage charges Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 2 178
Sewerage charges 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 9 116
Sewerage charges 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 107 106
Sewerage charges 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 610 102
Sewerage charges 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 375 100
Sewerage charges 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 144 90
Sewerage charges 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 217 86
Sewerage charges 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 238 98
Waste collection charge Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 3 254
Waste collection charge 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 8 110
Waste collection charge 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 98 97
Waste collection charge 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 612 102
Waste collection charge 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 437 116
Waste collection charge 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 193 120
Waste collection charge 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 293 116
Waste collection charge 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 352 145
Administrative fees for civil affairs Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 0 24
Administrative fees for civil affairs 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 1 11
Administrative fees for civil affairs 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 11 11
Administrative fees for civil affairs 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 62 10
Administrative fees for civil affairs 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 41 11
Administrative fees for civil affairs 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 18 11
Administrative fees for civil affairs 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 29 12
Administrative fees for civil affairs 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 30 12
Burial charges Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 0 18
Burial charges 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 1 8
Burial charges 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 6 6
Burial charges 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 49 8
Burial charges 50,000 to 99,999 inhabitants 2020* 30 8
Burial charges 100,000 to 149,999 inhabitants 2020* 12 7
Burial charges 150,000 to 249,999 inhabitants 2020* 11 4
Burial charges 250,000 inhabitants or more 2020* 16 7
Fees on building permits Fewer than 5,000 inhabitants 2020* 1 103
Fees on building permits 5,000 to 9,999 inhabitants 2020* 5 69
Fees on building permits 10,000 to 19,999 inhabitants 2020* 44 44
Fees on building permits 20,000 to 49,999 inhabitants 2020* 208 35
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 2021:
The provisional figures for 2020 have been added.
The figures for 2019 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.