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Bulgaria Had Lowest Spending on Family Benefits per Person in EU in 2021
Bulgaria Had Lowest Spending on Family Benefits per Person in EU in 2021
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In 2021, EU countries spent an average of EUR 777 per person on family benefits, up from EUR 561 in 2011. A total of EUR 347 billion was spent on family benefits in 2021, which is an increase of 41% compared with 2011 (EUR 247 billion), according to data released by the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) on Tuesday.

The countries with the highest expenditure on family benefits per person in 2021 were Luxembourg (EUR 3,611), Denmark (EUR 1,858) and Germany (EUR 1,575). The countries with the lowest expenditure were Bulgaria (EUR 161), Greece (EUR 243) and Romania (EUR 244).

In the EU, family benefits represented 8.3% of the total spending on social protection benefits in 2021.

In the same year, Poland (15% of the total social benefits), Luxembourg (14.8%) and Estonia (12.8%) registered the highest shares of expenditure on family benefits. Meanwhile, the lowest shares were registered in Italy (4.1%), the Netherlands (4.6%) and Cyprus (4.7%).

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