Subsistence and welfare: Receiving subsistence benefits

The number of families with children that have received subsistence benefits.

Household with children – household where there is at least one dependent child.

Subsistence benefit – a state support paid by the local government to persons whose monthly net income is below the subsistence level. Consists of benefits to guarantee the subsistence level and supplementary benefit.

Unit: number, percent

Disaggregated by: year, value,  household

Source: Statistics Estonia

Year
Households Value 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total households Number 565138 573296 583991 584509 583906 585242 597100 590484 582027 580708 591847 597842
Total households Percent - - - - - - - - - - - -
Households who have received subsistence benefits Number 12604 11790 10000 10422 12240 12759 12342 10877 13659 7774 8515 10802
Households who have received subsistence benefits Percent 2,23 2,06 1,71 1,78 2,1 2,18 2,07 1,8 2,35 1,3 1,4 1,8
Total households with children Number 205235 199327 198068 193999 189779 187613 190644 186759 179057 173732 174932 170535
Total households with children Percent - - - - - - - - - - - -
Households with children who have received subsistence benefits Number 4776 3425 3774 2777 6235 5847 5408 4890 4108 2855 3102 4209
Households with children who have received subsistence benefits Percent 2,33 1,72 1,91 1,43 3,29 3,12 2,84 2,6 2,29 1,6 1,8 2,5