Social Welfare Statistics, Q1 2019
The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published "Social Welfare Statistics" in the first quarter of 2019 (Q1 2019).
This publication provides data on the number of beneficiaries from the scheme of social assistance, the basic age pension scheme, age contribution-payer pension, pension scheme for persons with special needs / disabilities, the pension scheme for paraplegic and tetraplegic, the scheme for material support for families with children with permanent special needs, family pension scheme, disability pension scheme, pension scheme for families of martyrs, war invalids and war veterans, “Trepca” pension scheme, pension scheme for the Kosovo Protection Corps, pension scheme of the Kosovo Security Forces, the compensation scheme for blind persons, data on the number of abandoned children, etc.
According to the results of this publication it results that from the social assistance scheme have benefited 24 995 families with a total of 102 035 members; and from the scheme for material support for families with children with special needs have benefited 2 217 families.
Meanwhile, from pension schemes: the basic age pension scheme has 127 104 beneficiaries; age contribution-payer pension has 45 759 beneficiaries; the family pension scheme has 4 026 beneficiaries; the scheme for disability pensions has 103 beneficiaries; the Trepça pension scheme has 2 865 beneficiaries; the Kosovo Protection Corps pension scheme has 1 059 beneficiaries; the pension scheme for the Kosovo Security Force has 534 beneficiaries; the compensation scheme for blind persons has 1 916 beneficiaries; the pension scheme for persons with special needs has 16 681 beneficiaries; the pension scheme for paraplegic and tetraplegic persons has 3 047 beneficiaries.
Whereas, the scheme for families of martyrs and war invalids has 13 445 beneficiaries and the scheme for war veterans has 38 094 beneficiaries.
In Q1 2019 there were 3 (three) abandoned children.