European system of integrated social protection statistics — ESSPROS
ESSPROS Manual and user guidelines – 2016 edition
The European System of integrated Social PROtection Statistics(ESSPROS) was developed in the late 70s by Eurostat jointly with representative of the Member States of the European Union in response to the need for a specific instrument of statistical observation of social protection in the EU Member States. The new ESSPROS Manual and user guidelines is the updated guide for compiling and using ESSPROS data. It includes amendments and clarifications on the following topics: Payable tax credits, collective services, means-testing, withheld taxes and social contributions.