Departments : social spending under control... temporarily

This is a respite... who should not take. The departments have succeeded in 2018 to keep under control the social spending that they care: they have, in fact, i

Departments : social spending under control... temporarily

This is a respite... who should not take. The departments have succeeded in 2018 to keep under control the social spending that they care: they have, in fact, increased by only 1.3 %, to 37.9 billion euros, their lowest increase in years, according to a study published Thursday by the national Observatory of social action (Odas).

in Contrast to the previous two years, marked by a rise in expenditure in favour of older people, this is the area of child protection, which has experienced the greatest growth (+ 2.6 per cent, to € 7.6 billion) last year. A dynamic that is explained by the increase of the expenses of placement in foster homes (+ 5.8 per cent) due to the influx of unaccompanied minors, the latter representing 6 300 8 500 miners greeted more by 2018.

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Updated Date: 22 June 2019, 00:00

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