Glossary:Social transfers

Social transfers cover the social help given by central, state or local institutional units . They include:

  • old-age (retirement) and survivors’ (widows' and widowers') pensions;
  • unemployment benefits;
  • family-related benefits;
  • sickness and invalidity benefits;
  • education-related benefits;
  • housing allowances;
  • social assistance;
  • other benefits.

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