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ESF budget by country: 2007-2013

The table below gives an overview of budget allocations by country.

  ESF co-funding breakdown  
EU National Private* Total
Austria €524,412,560 €556,090,082 €80,000,000 €1,160,502,642
Belgium €1,073,217,594 €1,163,472,928 €92,532,777 €2,329,223,299
Bulgaria €1,179,738,062 €208,189,069 €0 €1,387,927,131
Cyprus €119,769,154 €21,135,734 €0 €140,904,888
Czech Republic €3,673,107,340 €641,862,682 €1,500,000 €4,316,470,022
Germany €9,380,654,763 €4,988,143,339 €1,526,316,798 €15,895,114,900
Denmark €254,788,619 €175,229,442 €79,559,177 €509,577,238
Estonia €391,517,329 €52,642,230 €17,178,031 €461,337,590
Spain €8,018,292,796 €3,069,372,347 €114,677,045 €11,202,342,188
Finland €618,564,064 €801,836,655 €0 €1,420,400,719
France €5,494,547,990 €3,724,734,676 €1,205,253,190 €10,424,535,856
Greece €4,363,800,403 €770,082,816 €0 €5,133,883,219
Croatia €152,413,106 €25,621,018 €1,275,467 €179,309,591
Hungary €3,626,879,916 €637,943,411 €2,094,225 €4,266,917,552
Ireland €375,362,370 €372,362,370 €3,000,000 €750,724,740
Italy €6,960,542,469 €7,057,364,485 €0 €14,017,906,954
Lithuania €1,028,306,727 €119,392,408 €62,073,486 €1,209,772,621
Luxembourg €25,243,666 €25,243,666 €0 €50,487,332
Latvia €583,103,717 €70,210,559 €32,690,097 €686,004,373
Malta €112,000,000 €19,764,707 €0 €131,764,707
Netherlands €830,002,737 €728,844,717 €400,985,149 €1,959,832,603
Poland €10,007,397,937 €1,766,011,401 €0 €11,773,409,338
Portugal €6,853,387,865 €2,344,937,802 €0 €9,198,325,667
Romania €3,684,147,618 €649,920,063 €0 €4,334,067,681
Sweden €691,551,158 €691,551,158 €0 €1,383,102,316
Slovenia €755,699,370 €133,358,718 €0 €889,058,088
Slovakia €1,497,739,439 €264,306,965 €0 €1,762,046,404
United Kingdom €4,498,917,728 €4,050,113,275 €106,280,008 €8,655,311,011
  €76,775,106,497 €35,129,738,723 €3,725,415,450 €115,630,260,670

Data as at: 17/12/2014

* Private expenditure: any eligible expenditure contributing to the financing of operations whose origin is not the public budget, for example own expenditure from private bodies benefiting from ESF support.

For more details consult the ESF allocations database: It allows you to track the original ESF financial allocations (as decided in 2007) in each EU country. By selecting the country and, if desired, the Operational Programme, you can choose the programme priority of interest and display the amount of funding originally dedicated to it.