The EU/EEA countries
The countries in The European Economic Area are either called EU/EEA countries or EEA countries.
The European Economic Area includes the EU member states and the EFTA member states Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway.
The EFTA member state Switzerland is not a part of The European Economic Area.
These countries are a part of The European Economic Area:
- The Netherlands
Switzerland is also a part of the co-ordination of social security within Europe.