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

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Netherlands expanded 0.10 percent in the third 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
0.10 0.60 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 Thursday, January 29, 2015.


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.

Final figures confirmed the economy slowed from a 0.6 percent increase in the second quarter. In the three months to September, growth was mainly driven by exports (up 1.2 percent) while imports rose 1.9 percent. Household consumption increased 0.1 percent and government spending was flat. Gross fixed capital formation grew 1.4 percent .

Year-on-year, the economy advanced 1 percent, down from a preliminary estimate of 1.1 percent. Private consumption grew 0.6 percent and government spending increased 0.2 percent, unchanged from the preliminary figures while public investment rose at a faster 1 percent (0.6 percent in the flash estimate).

In contrast, business investment increased less than expected (2.2 percent compared with a preliminary 2.8 percent). Exports grew at a slower 4.4 percent and imports expanded 4.6  percent (down from 4.5 percent and 4.8 percent  in the previous estimate).

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
12/24/2014 9:17:08 AM


Recent Releases

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

Dutch GDP Growth Revised Up in Q2
The Netherlands’ GDP advanced 0.7 percent quarter-on-quarter in the April to June period, rebounding from a revised 0.3 percent contraction in the previous quarter, mainly driven by exports. Published on 2014-09-24


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-24 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ - Final  Q2
0.7% -0.3% (R) 0.5% 0.5%
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 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ Flash  Q4
0.1% 0.23%
2015-03-31 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ Final  Q4
0.1%
2015-05-15 08:30 AM
GDP Growth Rate QoQ  Q1
0.23%


Netherlands GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP 800.17 770.07 870.81 12.28 USD Billion [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.10 0.60 2.00 -2.20 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.00 1.10 5.80 -4.40 percent [+]
GDP Constant Prices 158213.60 158005.90 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 30123.00 29693.00 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 0.20 Aug/14 0.10 1.30 -2.80 percent [+]
France 0.30 Aug/14 -0.10 1.60 -1.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.25 Nov/14 0.10 2.10 -3.70 percent [+]
India 1.50 Aug/14 1.30 5.80 -1.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 2.96 Aug/14 2.49 3.82 -3.57 percent [+]
Italy -0.10 Aug/14 -0.20 6.00 -3.50 percent [+]
Japan -0.50 Aug/14 -1.90 3.20 -4.00 percent [+]
Mexico 0.50 Aug/14 0.90 2.90 -6.60 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.10 Aug/14 0.60 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 0.50 Aug/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 5.00 Aug/14 4.60 16.90 -10.00 percent [+]