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Social protection expenditure and receipts in Sweden and Europe (ESSPROS)

ESSPROS stands for European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics, a harmonised system providing a means of analysing and comparing social protection financial flows. This system has been developed by Eurostat in collaboration with the member states and the data are drawn up according to the ESSPROS Manual. Expenditure of social protection schemes is broken down into social benefits, administration costs and other expenditure. Receipts of social protection schemes comprise social contributions, general government contributions and other receipts.

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Social security in Sweden 1993–2019


Social protection expenditures as a share of GDP decreased from 28.2 percent in 2018 to 27.7 percent in 2019. Social protection expenditures in current prices increased, but less compared to the increase of GDP.

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