Year Social protection benefits as a percentage of GDPa Expenditure on family benefits, as a percentage of GDP Active places in infant nurseries Average monthly amount of pensions and other benefits, as a percentage of average net earnings
2000 19.2 1.6 24,965 59.1
2001 18.7 1.5 24,394 59.1
2002 19.7 1.5 24,078 57.3
2003 20.5 1.6 23,771 56.8
2004 20.0 1.6 23,911 60.0
2005 20.9 1.5 23,766 61.1
2006 21.4 2.1 24,255 62.3
2007 21.6 2.0 24,934 66.8
2008 21.9 2.1 25,937 69.1
2009 22.3 2.2 26,687 67.2
2010 21.8 2.1 32,516 65.1
2011 21.2 2.0 35,450 64.7
2012 21.0 1.9 36,635 67.0
2013 20.5 1.8 37,654 67.6
2014 19.5 1.7 38,614 67.6
2015 18.7 1.6 39,519 66.8
2016 18.5 1.6 39,944 63.7
2017 17.9 1.5
46,475b
58.3
2018 17.3 1.4 47,169 55.1
2019 16.4 1.4 48,702 51.8
2020 18.1 1.4 50,208 49.7
2021 .. 1.3 52,822 49.2

Footnotes

a
Due to the revision ESSPROS time series, social protection benefit data measured as % of GDP were revised for 2018–2019.
b
According to the new amendment of the Act XXXI on Child Protection that came into force on 1 January 2017, daytime care for young children has been organized with a new structure. The comparison of time series data with the previously available data is therefore not possible or only limited.
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