(Flag of Austria) Population 8,690,076
GDP EUR 353,297 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 40,655
Share in imports of goods to the EU 1.80 %
Net contribution to the EU EUR 1,297.43 mil.
Net contribution to the EU in % of GDP 0.37 %
Net contribution to the EU per capita 149.30
In 2016 the taxpayers of Austria contributed to the European Union  149 euros per head over what they received. Since its accession to the EU the country has paid to the European Union EUR 22705 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 -2,232.90 -0.63 -256.95
VAT-based own resource -467.00 -0.13 -53.74
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -449.13 -0.13 -51.68
UK correction (= the “rebate”) -45.20 -0.01 -5.20
Reduction in GNI-own resource granted to NL and SE -14.70 0.00 -1.69
Sugar levies -4.20 0.00 -0.48
Freedom, security, justice 76.40 0.02 8.79
Cohesion 96.90 0.03 11.15
Competitiveness 378.30 0.11 43.53
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 1,364.10 0.39 156.97