Friday, 22 June 2012
AMSTERDAM – Residents and companies in Brabant earn a total of ninety billion Euros annually.
This fact makes Brabant the third largest economy of The Netherlands. Only the regions of South and North Holland rank higher. These regions earn a total of 126 and 111 billion Euros respectively per annum, according to figures published in the magazine Elsevier this week.Eindhoven is the most important hotspot for the regional economy. According to Elsevier, its inhabitants and companies generate 27 billion Euros per year.The average income per resident per year in Brabant is estimated at around 37.000 Euros. Groningen scores higher on this aspect with an income of around 49.000 Euros per inhabitant. This is mainly because of the natural gas business in the area. With 11 billion Euros per year, Flevoland contributes the least to the national economy, followed by Zeeland and Drenthe: each contributes 13 and 14 billion Euros respectively.Source: Omroep Brabant