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14.09.2021

Minimum income scheme 2020: number of supported persons decreased by 2.8% to 260 114

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In 2020, a total of 260 114 persons were supported by the minimum income scheme ("Mindestsicherung"). After the strong annual growth until 2016 and a stagnation in 2017, the number of supported persons decreased by 7 569 (‑2.8%) compared to the previous year. The minimum income scheme comprises benefits to ensure people's means of subsistence and housing needs, and to afford protection in case of sickness, pregnancy and childbirth.

13.09.2021

Memberships in sports clubs fell significantly between 2017 and 2020

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At the end of 2020, 1.6 million people were members of at least one sports club in Austria. That is around 550 000 people less than in 2017. Men (22%) reported membership far more often than women (13%). These are the central results of a study on membership in sports clubs, which Statistics Austria carried out for the second time on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport in the fourth quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021.

10.09.2021

Production index increased by 9.7% in July 2021

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The working-day adjusted production index for industries and construction (ÖNACE 2008 B–F) increased by 9.7% in July 2021 compared to July of the previous year. Compared to June 2021, it decreased by 0.3% (seasonally adjusted).




 

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX

August 2021CPI 2020

Inflation3.2%

Index103.0

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Maastricht EDP Indicators

Government deficit 208.9%

Government debt 2083.9%

HICP 191.5%

Long term interest rate 190.06%