Netherlands -Social protection claims increase -August 31, 2014

The number of social security claimants has risen by 8 thousand to 434 thousand in the second quarter of 2014.

The statistical office CBS has published data on the number of people claiming welfare benefits. People are entitled to welfare benefits once they have used up their entitlement to unemployment benefit and provided they have little in the way of assets. Despite a slight recovery the number of social security claimants has risen by 8 thousand to 434 thousand in the second quarter of 2014.

English: http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/themas/arbeid-sociale-zekerheid/publicaties ...     

 

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