Dividend information

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RELX PLC 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Interim dividend (pence) 5.65 6.00 6.65 7.00 7.40 10.25
Final dividend (pence) 15.9 17.0 17.95 19.0 22.3 25.70*
Total dividend (pence) 21.55 23.0 24.60 26.0 29.7 35.95*
RELX NV 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Interim dividend (€) 0.072 0.085 0.086 0.098 0.115 0.122
Final dividend (€) 0.212 0.219 0.243 0.285 0.288 0.301*
Total dividend (€) 0.284 0.304 0.329 0.383 0.403 0.423*
RELX PLC ADR 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Interim dividend ($) 0.09200 0.09450 0.10300 0.11600 0.11356 0.134521
Final dividend ($) 0.25075 0.25645 0.30230 0.29382 0.32348
Total dividend ($) 0.34275 0.35095 0.40530 0.40981 0.43704
RELX NV ADR 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Interim dividend ($) 0.10279 0.10571 0.11362 0.12923 0.12836 0.136457
Final dividend ($) 0.26964 0.28139 0.33125 0.31338 0.32247
Total dividend ($) 0.37243 0.38709 0.44486 0.44261 0.45083


Notes: The dividend rates shown for RELX NV ordinary shares and ADRs are gross dividend rates before the deduction of Dutch withholding tax.

On 1 July 2015, RELX NV undertook a bonus issue of 0.538 RELX NV shares for every existing RELX NV ordinary share held and changed its ADR ratio to 1:1 (previously 2:1). The dividend rates for ordinary shares have been adjusted to take account of the bonus issue and the dividend rates for ADRs have been adjusted to take account of the bonus issue and the ADR ratio change.

* Final dividends, to be proposed at the respective RELX PLC and RELX NV AGMs in April 2017. Subject to approval, the ordinary dividends will be paid on 22 May 2017. The dollar denominated ADR dividends will be determined by Citibank, the depositary bank, once the ordinary dividends have been paid. The ADR final dividends will be paid on 25 May 2017.