Indicators of economy in the Netherlands

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2018 was at about 11.072 US Dollar per capita. The GDP in the Netherlands reached 53.022 US Dollar per capita. The gross national product has been at 51.260 US Dollar per capita.

Inflation in the Netherlands was in 2019 at around 2.63%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 1.63%.

Compared to Germany, the prices of daily necessities are approximately 9.70% higher.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 82 and is compared to other countries good.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2019

Unemployment rates Netherlands

Economic performance 2018

 Netherlands
Total
Netherlands
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP913.66 bn USD53,022.19 USD15,912.78 tn USD31,004.16 USD
Gross national product883.24 bn USD51,256.69 USD15,400.52 tn USD30,006.07 USD


26 of the 2000 largest listed companies in the world originate from the Netherlands. This is determined annually in the "Forbes Global 2000" list. The 10 largest companies in the country were in 2020:

Rank 21: Royal Dutch Shell (The Hague)
Rank 110: Unilever (Rotterdam)
Rank 194: ING Group (Amsterdam)
Rank 259: Royal Ahold Delhaize N.V. (Zaandam)
Rank 341: Heineken (Amsterdam)
Rank 361: ASML Holding (Veldhoven)
Rank 370: NN Group (The Hague)
Rank 385: Philips (Amsterdam)
Rank 439: AIRBUS (Leiden)
Rank 523: Aegon (The Hague)

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2018


GDP Netherlands

Household debt and deficits 2018


 Netherlands
Total
Netherlands
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Gross debt478.81 bn USD27,786.73 USD15,016.71 tn USD29,258.27 USD
Budget deficit-13.40 bn USD-777.76 USD117.16 bn USD228.27 USD

Please note: A negative budget deficit equivalents to a surplus

Debt budget development
Development of inflation
Corruption in the Netherlands
Cost of living in a global comparison

Im- and Exports 2018

 Netherlands
Total
Netherlands
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Exports771.03 bn USD44,744.90 USD8,712.92 bn USD16,976.10 USD
Imports673.53 bn USD39,087.14 USD8,121.06 bn USD15,822.93 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1979 - 2018


Exports
Imports