Data Set

SHARELIFE WP7: Gender and family: Expenditures on family allowances

Description

Unit measures total expenditures on family allowances as a percentage of the country’s gross domestic product.

This indicator is part of the selection of contextual variables that was deemed important for the analysis of SHARE Wave 3 (SHARELIFE) data, which focuses on people's life histories. The variables are aimed to provide institutional information on the welfare states in Europe and are not meant to be exhaustive. Additional information on the Welfare State Context Dataset can be found on the SHARELIFE website: http://www.share-project.org/index.php

If you use this indicator, please cite as:
International Labour Organization. (Multiple Years). Triannual Report. The Cost of Social Security. Geneva: ILO. Data retrieved from the Social Policy and Law Shared Database (SPLASH) (distributor). Retrieved from: www.splash-db.eu on Day/Month/Year.

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Values

Unit: %

  1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Austria 1.92 1.92 1.81 1.73 1.61 1.86 1.79 1.88 2.71 2.66 2.47 2.99 2.65 2.85 2.39 2.36 2.29 2.31 2.21 2.06 1.9 2.51 2.3 2.24
Belgium 2.76 2.6 2.65 2.52 2.62 2.86 2.83 2.87 2.74 2.65 2.61 2.99 2.63 2.83 2.69 2.57 2.47 1.8 2.15
Denmark 1.05 1.37 1.36 1.29 1.24 1.28 1.23 0.96 0.86 0.83 0.8 0.71 0.65 0.58 0.49 0.44 0.4 0.75 0.97 0.96 0.96 0.99 1.01 1.01 4.1 4.04 3.99
France 2.41 2.35 2.41 2.51 2.56 2.46 2.36 2.49 2.61 2.55 2.69 2.79 3.09 3.02 2.97 3.07 3.11 2.95 2.87 2.79 2.19
Germany 0.42 0.43 0.38 0.34 0.3 1.39 1.27 1.15 1.16 1.2 1.14 1.19 1.01 0.88 0.8 0.76 0.7 0.67 0.64 0.61 0.63 0.64 0.66 0.67 2 1.97 2.58
Greece 0.47 0.41 0.35 0.3 0.45 0.5 0.34 0.43 0.54 0.61 0.6 0.84 0.8 0.77 1.1 1.03
Ireland 0.95 1.01 0.94 0.81 1.29 1.29 1.09 0.97 0.9 1.18 1.02 0.87 1.14 1.13 1.05 0.97 1.11 1.05 0.97 0.85 0.77 0.77 0.73 0.72 1.52 1.55 1.68
Italy 1.38 1.56 1.19 1.03 1.74 1.69 1.37 1.04 0.8 0.69 0.71 0.91 0.8 0.78 0.61 0.51 0.43 0.5 0.54 0.64 0.51 0.37 0.35 0.33
Netherlands 1.98 2 1.99 1.94 1.93 1.89 1.81 1.74 1.72 1.77 2.09 1.99 1.98 1.94 2.15 2.03 1.88 2.46 2.44 2.17 1.5 1.51 1.52 1.51
Spain 1 0.83 0.65 0.54 0.47 0.38 0.34 0.33 0.27 0.28 0.24 0.19 0.14 0.13 0.11 0 0 0 0 0.27 0.26 0.29
Sweden 0.93 1.17 1.07 1.06 1.22 1.46 1.49 1.5 1.52 1.56 1.64 1.63 1.56 1.48 4.41 4.5 4.64 5.59 5.61 4.85 4.81 4.77 4.94 5.13 4.42 4 3.65
Switzerland 0.06 0.06 0.04 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.04 0.05 0.04 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.04 1.06 1.05