Social and welfare issues

Data

Social spending

Latest data on social expenditure, which comprises cash benefits, direct in-kind provision of goods and services, and tax breaks with social purposes. Benefits may be targeted at low-income households, the elderly, disabled, sick, unemployed, or young persons.

Books

Society at a Glance 2016

This report addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends. It covers 25 social indicators and features a special chapter on the NEET challenge and what can be done for jobless and disengaged youth.