General profile: Netherlands

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
16.980 Millions
0.904 EUR/US$
765 732 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
0.32 %
2.00 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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0 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
406 372
574 251
569 727
569 705
Merchandise imports
363 822
516 409
513 200
503 414
Merchandise trade balance
42 550
57 842
56 527
66 291
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
6 %6 %67 %67 %11 %11 %16 %16 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
139 94466 63555 36847 10925 515139 94466 63555 36847 10925 515
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
-
161 506
177 946
(e) 179 776
Services imports
-
135 901
168 151
(e) 169 458
Services trade balance
-
25 605
9 795
(e) 10 318
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
-
-
19.9
(e) 19.2
Travel
-
-
6.5
(e) 6.9
Other services
-
-
68.8
(e) 68.9
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
678 517
836 390
750 318
765 732
GDP per capita, current US$
41 546
50 289
44 332
45 097
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
2.16
1.40
1.95
2.00
Current account balance, % of GDP
6.13
7.39
9.17
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.904
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
44.625.319.382.571.744.625.319.382.571.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+22.7 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
39 047.16
-7 184.47
68 751.27
91 956.17
FDI outflows
119 688.35
63 944.14
138 015.70
173 657.88
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
0.21
0.18
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
1 364.81 364.81 540.51 540.51 618.61 618.61 640.71 640.71 787.61 787.61 720.41 720.41 711.81 711.81 649.11 649.11 630.41 630.41 552.091 95691 95668 75168 75153 30753 30751 10551 10525 01325 01324 15624 156-7 184-7 18438 75238 752-6 776-6 776114 161114 16113 97813 97839 04739 04712 45212 45232 90032 90025 03825 03851 92751 92763 85563 8551 364.81 540.51 618.61 640.71 787.61 720.41 711.81 649.11 630.491 95668 75153 30751 10525 01324 156-7 18438 752-6 776114 16113 97839 04712 45232 90025 03851 92763 855FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Balance, % of GDP
-
12.60
12.56
(e) 12.69
Balance, % of imports
-
19.76
16.90
(e) 17.43
Normalized balance
-
0.090
0.078
(e) 0.080
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
158161160158158150140
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
54%Male 54%Female
46%Female 46%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.443 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
7 940 000 000
7 252 493 000
8 461 670 000
7 992 117 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
79.95
89.96
96.33
95.73
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
11 345 167
(e) 12 513 407
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
16.78
12.46
10.92
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
18.74
14.54
13.46
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
(l) 6.15
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
l
Number of persons employed in full time equivalent units.Total business economy includes repair of computers, personal and household goods; except financial and insurance activities.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 15 September 2017