European Parliament budget 2018

European Union budget

This budget includes:
  • 94% : Operational budget of the European Union ( Financing policies carried out at EU level )
  • 6% : Administrative budget of the European institutions ( European Parliament makes up 1/5 of it )

European Parliament budget

The Parliament budget represents 1,2% of the EU’s general budget

  • Political activities:

    • Members : 22%
    • Activities of political groups/parties/foundations : 6%
  • Operational costs:

    • IT : 7%
    • Buildings : 14%
    • Administration : 3%
  • Staff:

    • Contract agents and linguistic services : 7%
    • Staff expenses : 34%
    • Other staff related expenses : 3%
  • Comm:

    • Communications : 5%

These categories are used in the Secretary-General's report to the Bureau of the Parliament on the preliminary draft estimates.

The percentage add up to 101% due to rounded figures being used.