Social Welfare Statistics, Q1 2021

  • 20/05/2021

Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published “Social Welfare Statistics” in Q1 2021.

This publication provides data on the number of beneficiaries of the social assistance scheme, 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.

In Q1 2021, according to the results of this publication, it results that from the social assistance scheme have benefited 26 298 families with a total of 105 296 members; and 2 405 families have benefited from the scheme for material support for families with children with special needs.

Meanwhile the basic age pension scheme has 142 092 beneficiaries; age pension contribution scheme has 49 165 beneficiaries; the family pension scheme has 3 700 beneficiaries; the scheme for disability pensions has  81 beneficiaries; the Trepça pension scheme has 2 272 beneficiaries; the Kosovo Protection Corps pension scheme has 1 187 beneficiaries; the pension scheme for the Kosovo Security Force has 590 beneficiaries; the compensation scheme for blind persons has 1 844 beneficiaries; the pension scheme for persons with special needs has 19 271 beneficiaries; the pension scheme for paraplegic and tetraplegic persons has 2 697 beneficiaries - the scheme for families of martyrs and war invalids has 13 487 beneficiaries and the scheme for war veterans has 38 280 beneficiaries.

In Q1 2021 there were 4 abandoned children.