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Social Welfare Expenditure, Recipients and Beneficiaries
Department of Social Protection
Expenditure on social welfare, numbers of recipients, numbers of beneficiaries, classified by programme and payment type; numbers of recipients by sex and payment type; number of recipients, qualified adults children of weekly payments; number of persons in each social insurance class, by sex; financing of social welfare and the social insurance fund; indices of short-term and long-term rates of payment. Additional detail is provided on expenditure on items such as the back to education allowance, dental benefits, free electricity, free travel, bereavement grants, and school meals.
Links to web pages that lead to the statistics:
Department of Social and Family Affairs administrative records.
All Social Welfare expenditure and funding.
Calendar year (expenditure), 3 December (recipients and beneficiaries)
Typically 9 months after the end of the reference period
People and Society - Social Conditions
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