Press release: 12.138-204/19
Expenditure on social protection amounted
to €112 bn or 29.1% of GDP in 2018
– In 2018, social expenditure in Austria
totalled €112 bn, as Statistics Austria reports. This represents 29.1%
of the gross domestic product (GDP). Compared to the previous year,
GDP growth (+4.2%) was higher than that of social expenditure (+3.1%).
As a result, the social expenditure-to-GDP
ratio declined another year (2017: 29.4%) after reaching its
peak in 2016 (29.9%).
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