The Eindhoven economy grew by 4.6 percent in 2017. As in 2016, growth was the strongest of the five largest cities in the Netherlands. The Dutch economy grew by an average of 2.9 percent in 2017. Eindhoven’s economic growth was mainly due to the growing industry in this municipality. The Brainport region as a whole grew by 4.9 percent. The province of North Brabant also experienced above-average growth of 3.7 percent. This is shown by figures from CBS and Urban Data Center Eindhoven.

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