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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 €1,072,220,382 €1,163,586,828 €91,681,783 €2,327,488,993
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 €3,672,830,865 €642,072,925 €1,500,000 €4,316,403,790
Germany €9,357,643,955 €4,771,834,814 €1,551,869,329 €15,681,348,098
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 €7,930,858,086 €2,996,253,794 €114,549,277 €11,041,661,157
Finland €618,564,064 €725,596,848 €0 €1,344,160,912
France €5,494,547,990 €3,725,911,695 €1,204,286,622 €10,424,746,307
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 €3,612,105,277 €635,336,123 €2,094,225 €4,249,535,625
Ireland €375,362,370 €372,362,370 €3,000,000 €750,724,740
Italy €6,951,135,372 €6,811,802,775 €0 €13,762,938,147
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 €723,949,324 €380,001,595 €1,933,953,656
Poland €10,007,397,937 €1,615,931,469 €150,079,932 €11,773,409,338
Portugal €6,853,387,865 €2,362,104,192 €0 €9,215,492,057
Romania €3,408,041,077 €601,419,014 €0 €4,009,460,091
Sweden €691,551,158 €691,551,158 €0 €1,383,102,316
Slovenia €755,699,370 €133,358,718 €0 €889,058,088
Slovakia €1,484,030,338 €261,887,713 €0 €1,745,918,051
United Kingdom €4,490,827,143 €4,147,590,484 €98,660,006 €8,737,077,633
  €76,341,299,329 €34,426,151,975 €3,870,499,027 €114,637,950,331

Data as at: 15/12/2016

* 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.