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

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Netherlands expanded 0.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Netherlands averaged 0.52 percent from 1988 until 2014, 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


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 0.20 2.00 -2.20 1988 - 2014 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 Sunday, March 1, 2015.


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.

Preliminary estimates showed household consumption, exports and investment contributed positively to fourth quarter growth.

Year-on-year, the economy advanced 1 percent, the same pace as in the previous period. 

Private consumption advanced 0.6 percent (the same rate recorded in the third quarter) while business investment slowed to 1.2 percent (2.2 percent in the previous period). Exports grew 4.4 percent, the same as in the third quarter while imports advanced at a slower 3.6 percent (from 4.6 percent). Downward contributions came from government consumption (-0.5 percent from 0.2 percent in the third quarter) and public investment (-0.2 percent from 1 percent).

Considering full 2014, the GDP expanded 0.8 percent, following a 0.7 percent contraction in 2013. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
2/13/2015 11:22:35 AM


Recent Releases

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 Growth Slows in Q3
The Dutch economy expanded 0.2 percent quarter-on-quarter in July to September period, down from a revised 0.6 percent growth reported in the second quarter and well below market forecasts. Published on 2014-11-14


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-14 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ - Flash  Q3
0.2% 0.6% (R) 0.4% 0.41%
2014-12-24 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ - Final  Q3
0.1% 0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
2015-02-13 07:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ Flash  Q4
0.5% 0.2% (R) 0.3% 0.23%
2015-03-31 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final  Q4
0.1% 0.5% 0.5%
2015-05-15 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ Flash  Q1
0.23%
2015-06-25 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final  Q1


Netherlands GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP 800.17 770.07 870.81 12.28 USD Billion [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.50 0.20 2.00 -2.20 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.00 1.00 5.80 -4.40 percent [+]
GDP Constant Prices 159078.60 158353.90 162028.20 79959.50 EUR Million [+]
Gross National Product 153334.40 163120.70 173843.60 76625.00 EUR Million [+]
GDP per capita 40187.12 40639.65 42467.27 13161.74 USD [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 31111.00 30300.00 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 0.30 Aug/14 0.50 4.50 -2.00 percent [+]
Brazil 0.10 Aug/14 -0.60 4.50 -4.20 percent [+]
Canada 0.70 Aug/14 0.90 3.33 -1.80 percent [+]
China 1.50 Nov/14 1.90 2.50 1.40 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.30 Nov/14 0.20 1.30 -2.80 percent [+]
France 0.10 Nov/14 0.30 1.60 -1.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.70 Nov/14 0.10 2.10 -3.70 percent [+]
India 1.50 Aug/14 1.30 5.80 -1.90 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.06 Nov/14 3.16 3.82 -3.57 percent [+]
Italy 0.00 Nov/14 -0.10 6.00 -3.50 percent [+]
Japan 0.60 Nov/14 -0.60 3.20 -4.00 percent [+]
Mexico 0.70 Nov/14 0.50 2.90 -6.60 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.50 Nov/14 0.20 2.00 -2.20 percent [+]
Russia 0.04 Aug/14 0.14 4.10 -5.40 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Nov/14 0.90 6.80 -7.00 percent [+]
Spain 0.70 Nov/14 0.50 1.53 -1.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 0.60 Aug/14 0.30 1.90 -2.20 percent [+]
Turkey 0.40 Aug/14 -0.50 6.69 -7.57 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.50 Nov/14 0.70 5.00 -2.70 percent [+]
United States 2.20 Nov/14 5.00 16.90 -10.00 percent [+]