European Union (EU): Member States' share of budget contributions 2018

Share of total contributions to the European Union budget in 2018, by Member State

by Daniel Clark, last edited Jun 26, 2019
European Union (EU): Member States' share of budget contributions 2018 In 2018 Germany's share of total contributions to the budget of the European Union was 20.78 percent, the highest of any EU member state. Only three other member states contributed more than ten percent to the EU budget, France (15.58 percent) the United Kingdom (11.88 percent) and Italy (11.74 percent). The small island-nation of Malta contributed the least to the EU budget, at 0.08 percent.
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Share of total contributions to the European Union budget in 2018, by Member State

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Share of total contributions
Germany20.78%
France15.58%
UK11.88%
Italy11.74%
Spain8.31%
Netherlands5.15%
Belgium4.17%
Poland3.36%
Sweden2.82%
Austria2.36%
Denmark1.92%
Ireland1.69%
Finland1.5%
Portugal1.31%
Romania1.27%
Czechia1.26%
Greece1.2%
Hungary0.86%
Slovakia0.58%
Bulgaria0.38%
Croatia0.34%
Slovenia0.32%
Lithuania0.31%
Luxembourg0.26%
Latvia0.19%
Estonia0.17%
Cyprus0.14%
Malta0.08%
Share of total contributions
Germany20.78%
France15.58%
UK11.88%
Italy11.74%
Spain8.31%
Netherlands5.15%
Belgium4.17%
Poland3.36%
Sweden2.82%
Austria2.36%
Denmark1.92%
Ireland1.69%
Finland1.5%
Portugal1.31%
Romania1.27%
Czechia1.26%
Greece1.2%
Hungary0.86%
Slovakia0.58%
Bulgaria0.38%
Croatia0.34%
Slovenia0.32%
Lithuania0.31%
Luxembourg0.26%
Latvia0.19%
Estonia0.17%
Cyprus0.14%
Malta0.08%
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by Daniel Clark, last edited Jun 26, 2019
In 2018 Germany's share of total contributions to the budget of the European Union was 20.78 percent, the highest of any EU member state. Only three other member states contributed more than ten percent to the EU budget, France (15.58 percent) the United Kingdom (11.88 percent) and Italy (11.74 percent). The small island-nation of Malta contributed the least to the EU budget, at 0.08 percent.
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