Sunday, May 17, 2009

Costs of Royal Family: 119 Million Euro

The National Annual Report for 2008 shows that the cost of maintaining the royal family is almost 119 million Euro annually. Security costs amount to 14 million Euro and maintenance and renovations of palaces about 43 million Euro. Payments to the Queen, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his wife Maxima amount to 6.1 million Euro. This however includes the salaries of the staff supervised directly by them.

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