2.5.13. Social benefits (2000–)(2/2)

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Benefit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Average monthly number of recipients
Regular social assistancea 35 894 50 647 38 031 36 824 37 598 37 068
Regular social benefit for people with health impairment or engaged in full-time parentingb 14 018 18 126 19 615 19 943
Employment substitute supportc 174 539 209 918 236 609 212 699 160 858 158 141 115 568 99 783 86 109
Nursing allowanced 56 853 57 970 57 973 58 179 62 972 55 357 53 969 53 273 52 258
Old-age allowance 5 802 5 907 6 081 6 175 6 598 6 784 6 958 6 596 6 757
Total amount, thousand HUF
Regular social assistancea 11 537 455 15 819 883 11 548 293 11 191 800 11 406 289 1 946 490
Regular social benefit for people with health impairment or engaged in full-time parentingb 3 997 437 5 690 900 6 330 039 6 704 569
Employment substitute supportc 57 752 601 63 325 363 62 302 260 58 145 555 44 011 131 43 241 979 31 721 362 27 382 626 23 805 975
Nursing allowanced 19 489 808 20 461 887 20 681 819 21 493 885 25 851 457 24 883 607 24 565 528 25 816 766 26 916 917
Old-age allowance 1 909 280 1 913 459 1 946 729 2 035 266 2 130 930 2 227 524 2 243 682 2 268 734 2 371 914
Average monthly amount per capita, HUF
Regular social assistancea 26 786 26 030 25 305 25 327 25 281 26 256
Regular social benefit for people with health impairment or engaged in full-time parentingb 28 517 26 164 26 893 28 016
Employment substitute supportc 27 574 25 139 21 943 22 781 22 800 22 787 22 874 22 868 23 039
Nursing allowanced 28 567 29 415 29 729 30 787 34 210 37 459 37 932 40 385 42 923
Old-age allowance 27 421 26 994 26 679 27 468 26 912 27 362 26 870 28 664 29 251
aThe eligibility criteria of the regular social assistance changed from 1 July 2006. Because of the introduction of the active age benefit there were another changes in the regular social assistance from 1 January 2009. Regular social assistance ceased to exist since 1 March 2015. 2015 data refer to the period between January and February. The data comparability is limited over time.  bRegular social benefit for people with health impairment or engaged in full-time parenting was introduced on 1 March 2015. 2015 data refer to the period between March and December.  cAvailability support was introduced in 2009. It was replaced by wage replacement allowance on 1 January 2011, which was renamed employment substitute support on 1 September 2011. Significant changes in regulation regarding active age benefit were introduced on 1 March 2015, by which data comparability over time is limited.  dNursing allowance provided under the principle of equity was ceased from 1 March 2015.The data for 2015 refer only to nursing allowance provided on universal basis. 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011