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Sweden

(Updated 2017)

Sometime in your life you may be in need of the support provided by social security benefits. If you are living in the country where you were born and satisfy the qualifying conditions, you will be entitled to receive support. But you also have the right to receive benefits if you are a national of any EU country and move to another part of the EU. The information below sets out when you are eligible for benefits, what you are entitled to and how to go about claiming it.


Family
Child allowance
Other benefits for parents
For students
Housing benefit
Parental benefits and benefits related to childbirth

Health
Healthcare
Benefits during sickness

Incapacity
Benefits in the case of occupational injury
Children with disabilities
Benefits for people with disabilities

Old-age and survivors
Old –age pension
Survivor's protection and other benefits for pensioners

Social assistance
Social assistance

Unemployment
Unemployment benefits

Moving abroad
Previous coverage abroad can count

Main residence
Resident in Sweden