Recipients of social assistance

This indicator shows the percentage of population aged 18 or above who receive social assistance in the Nordic region. In all of the Nordic countries, financial social assistance may be granted when all other support options in connection with loss of income or other circumstances have been excluded. Data is available for Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. For more information on Nordic Statistics:


Keywords: aid, refugees, social assistance, introduction benefits