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Resilience: systems

How prepared is the Netherlands to withstand such a major shock in the short-term?

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Most EU funding received by the Netherlands is for research and innovation

The Netherlands received more than 2.9 billion euros in funding from the European Commission in 2022

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Government deficit at 0.3 percent of GDP in 2023

The Dutch government spent 3.5 billion euros more than it received in 2023. This is equivalent to 0.3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), and was slightly higher than the 2022 deficit, which was...

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Public revenue 3 bn euros higher than expenditure after three quarters

The Dutch central government achieved a surplus of 3 billion euros over the first three quarters of this year.

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Public revenue and public expenditure nearly balanced in 2022

The Dutch government realised a slight surplus of 0.1 billion euros over 2022. There was still a 20-percent budget deficit in 2021.

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Public debt dipped below 50 percent of GDP at end of Q3 2022

The first three quarters produced a positive budget balance of 7 billion euros.

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Government deficit for 2021 down to 2.5 percent of GDP

In 2021, the Dutch government recorded a budget deficit of almost 22 billion euros. This is equal to 2.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).

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Government balance deteriorating, but less than elsewhere in Western Europe

In 2020, the coronavirus crisis drained the government budgets of countries all across Europe.

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Public deficit 27 billion euros in first nine months of 2020

This year, the Dutch government spent 27 billion euros more than it received up through September.

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Local government depends heavily on central government funding

In the Netherlands, the local government is dependent on the central government for almost three quarters of its income. In 2019, 27 percent of the local government's income consisted of its own...

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Public deficit almost 15 billion euros in the first half year

In the first six months of 2020, the Dutch government spent nearly 15 billion euros more than it received. This was mainly due to measures implemented by the government to support the economy...

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Dutch government surplus 14 billion euros in 2019

In 2019 the public surplus amounted to 1.7 percent of GDP. Both revenues and expenditure rose sharply. Public debt at the end of 2019 amounted to 48.6 percent of GDP.

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Eurozone debts still exceeding pre-crisis level

In mid-year 2019, the Netherlands’ gross debt ratio – government debt as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) – amounted to 50.9 percent of GDP.

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€14 bn government surplus after first three quarters

The Dutch central government realised a budget surplus of more than 14 billion euros over the first three quarters of 2019.

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General government surplus 1.8% of GDP in mid-2019

In the first six months of 2019, the government had a budget surplus of 14 bn euros, as revenues increased more rapidly than expenditure.

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Government budget surplus up to 1.5 percent in 2018

The Dutch government achieved an 11 billion euro budget surplus in 2018, equivalent to 1.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Government debt declined, just as in previous years, and stood at...

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Budget surplus at 2.1 percent of GDP in Q3 2018

Government revenues in the first three quarters of 2018 exceeded expenditure by almost 12 billion euros.

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Budget surplus up to 1.9 percent of GDP in mid-2018

Government revenues were nearly 5 billion euros higher in the first six months of 2018 than in the same period last year. This resulted in a year-on-year increase in the budget surplus, equivalent to...

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Raised state pension age curbs spending on benefits

In 2017, raising the statutory pension (AOW) entitlement age resulted in savings of approximately 1.7 billion euros. The situation after raising the entitlement age is compared with the entitlement...

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Dutch public debt now also below EMU target

For the first time since 2008. Dutch public finances comply with the European standards.

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Government Finance Statistics; key figures 1995-2017

Revenue and expenditure, net balance and debt of the general government sector, in million euros and as a pecentage of GDP.

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Dutch public debt continues to drop

Developments in government finance in Q2 2017.

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Dutch public debt below EMU target

For the first time in six years, government debt falls below 60 percent of GDP (EMU target).

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Budget surplus of almost 3 bn euros in 2016

The Netherlands has a budget surplus of nearly 3 bn euros for the first time since the global financial crisis.

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Higher taxes and social insurance contributions

The burden imposed by taxes and social security contributions has grown in recent years to 37.8 percent of GDP in 2015.

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