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Austria

(Flag of Austria) Population 8,700,471
GDP EUR 339,896 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 39,066
Share in imports of goods to the EU 1.90 %
Net contribution to the EU EUR 1,238.15 mil.
Net contribution to the EU in % of GDP 0.36 %
Net contribution to the EU per capita 142.31

In 2015 the taxpayers of Austria contributed to the European Union  142 euros per head over what they received. Since its accession to the EU the country has paid to the European Union EUR 21408 million over what it has received. Select a year in the upper right-hand corner to see details for other years.

Note that this breakdown compares fiscal transfers only and does not include other costs and benefits connected with membership in the EU (administrative costs, co-funding of EU projects, effects of EU legislation on domestic prices etc.).

Austria is a member of the European Union since 1995 when it left the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). Austria's Accession Treaty is available here.

Payment in mil EUR in % of GDP in EUR per capita
GNI-based own resource -2,046.40 -0.60 -235.21
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -470.65 -0.14 -54.09
VAT-based own resource -445.30 -0.13 -51.18
UK correction (= the "rebate") -36.30 -0.01 -4.17
Sugar levies -4.20 0.00 -0.48
Citizenship 49.90 0.01 5.74
Cohesion 262.70 0.08 30.19
Competitiveness 307.20 0.09 35.31
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 1,144.90 0.34 131.59
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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