Netherlands GDP Growth Rate 1988-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Netherlands expanded 0.40 percent in the first quarter of 2015 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Netherlands averaged 0.53 percent from 1988 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 2 percent in the second quarter of 1996 and a record low of -2.20 percent in the first quarter of 2009. GDP Growth Rate in Netherlands is reported by the Statistics Netherlands.

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Netherlands GDP Growth Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.80 2.00 -2.20 1988 - 2015 percent Quarterly
The Netherlands is the fifth largest economy in the Euro Zone and the third largest exporter in the region. The economy is dependent on foreign trade and derives more than 65 percent of GDP from both port activities and merchandise exports. The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe and the third busiest in the world. The Netherlands’ economy is also noted for its stability, high skilled workforce and developed infrastructure. As a result, the country is the sixth biggest destination of foreign direct investment in the world. This page provides - Netherlands GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Netherlands GDP Growth Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-02-13 07:30 AM Q4 0.5% 0.2% (R) 0.3% 0.23%
2015-03-26 02:15 PM Q4 0.8% 0.1% 0.5% 0.5%
2015-05-13 08:30 AM Q1 0.4% 0.8% 0.5% 0.23%
2015-06-25 08:30 AM Q1 0.8% 0.4% 0.4%
2015-08-14 08:30 AM Q2 0.23%
2015-09-24 08:30 AM Q2


Dutch GDP Growth Slows to 0.4% in Q1


The Dutch economy advanced 0.4 percent on quarter in the first three months of 2015, down from a 0.8 percent expansion in the previous period and missing market expectations of a 0.5 percent growth.

It was the fourth straight quarter of expansion as investment, consumption and the balance of exports and imports made a positive contributions to growth, preliminary estimates showed.

Year-on-year, the economy advanced 2.4 percent, up from 1.4 percent in the last three months of 2014.  Business investment posted the largest gain (8.8 percent from 6.1 percent in the previous period), as people invested more in houses and transport, mainly trucks and trailers. Exports rose 3.3 percent from 4.5 percent in the last three months of 2014, boosted by sales of oil products, natural gas, transport equipment and machinery. Meanwhile, government investment and spending rebounded to 2.3 percent (-1.2 percent in Q4) and 0.5 percent (-0.8 percent in Q4) respectively. Private consumption rose at a faster 1.4 percent from 0.8 percent in the last quarter of 2014 while imports slowed to 1.4 percent from 4.3 percent.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
5/13/2015 9:21:26 AM


Recent Releases

Dutch GDP Growth Rebounds in Q4
The Dutch economy expanded 0.5 percent on quarter in the last three months of 2014, accelerating from a revised 0.2 percent increase in the previous period and marking the third consecutive quarter of growth. Published on 2015-02-13

Dutch GDP Growth Revised Down
The Dutch economy expanded 0.1 percent in the third quarter of 2014, down from a preliminary estimate of 0.2 percent, as fixed asset investment grew less than anticipated. Published on 2014-12-24


Netherlands GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP 800.17 770.07 870.81 12.28 USD Billion [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.40 0.80 2.00 -2.20 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.40 1.40 5.80 -4.40 percent [+]
GDP Constant Prices 160344.80 159705.40 162028.20 79959.50 EUR Million [+]
Gross National Product 160174.40 154770.10 173843.60 76625.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 40187.12 40639.65 42467.27 13161.74 USD [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 32589.00 31978.00 37064.00 15537.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP per capita PPP 41979.87 42452.58 44361.73 30589.41 USD [+]


GDP Growth Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 0.50 Nov/14 0.40 4.50 -2.00 percent [+]
Brazil -0.20 Feb/15 0.30 4.50 -4.20 percent [+]
Canada -0.10 Feb/15 0.60 3.33 -1.80 percent [+]
China 1.30 Feb/15 1.50 2.50 1.30 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.40 Feb/15 0.30 1.30 -2.90 percent [+]
France 0.60 Feb/15 0.00 1.60 -1.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Feb/15 0.70 2.10 -3.70 percent [+]
India 1.60 Nov/14 2.20 5.80 -1.90 percent [+]
Indonesia -0.18 Feb/15 -2.06 3.83 -3.57 percent [+]
Italy 0.30 Feb/15 0.00 6.00 -3.50 percent [+]
Japan 0.60 Feb/15 0.30 3.20 -4.00 percent [+]
Mexico 0.40 Feb/15 0.70 2.90 -6.60 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.40 Feb/15 0.80 2.00 -2.20 percent [+]
Russia 0.00 Nov/14 0.00 4.10 -5.40 percent [+]
South Korea 0.80 Feb/15 0.30 6.80 -7.00 percent [+]
Spain 0.90 Feb/15 0.70 1.53 -1.60 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.20 Feb/15 0.50 1.90 -2.20 percent [+]
Turkey 0.70 Nov/14 0.50 6.69 -7.57 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.30 Feb/15 0.60 5.00 -2.70 percent [+]
United States -0.70 Feb/15 2.20 16.90 -10.00 percent [+]