Sweden pays second-highest amount

Following deductions for subsidies and benefits, residents of Sweden pay the second highest fee to the EU, according to a survey by europaportalen.se, which has found that each Swedish resident paid the equivalent of 2,600 kronor to Brussels in 2014.

Residents of the Netherlands pay the most; EU membership cost the equivalent of 3,600 kronor last year. Belgium ranks third, according to the website, with each resident paying just over 2,400 kronor.