The SOCIAL STATISTICS area comprises a variety of different statistics
on the social situation in Austria.
distribution of personal income is presented. The “annual personal income” section shows the gross and net annual
income of employees and pensioners based on wage tax data (1997–2012
time series and also by age group and federal province). The General Income report contains comprehensive information on the income
of employees and self-employed persons as well as on the income of pensioners.
With respect to earnings, gross hourly, monthly and annual earnings are available
based on the Structure of Earnings Survey.
of agreed minimum wages06
measures minimum wage trends in Austria and is an important assessment
criterion for wage and salary negotiations.
Household income and statistics on poverty
and social inclusion are shown based on the EU-SILC survey (SILC = Statistics
on Income and Living Conditions).
Data on labour costs
includes results from the Labour Cost Survey, information from the annual
labour cost statistics and quarterly results of the labour cost index.
Consumption expenditures are based on the Household Budget
Survey of private households conducted every five years.
to gender statistics,
gender-specific data is specially processed.
use survey can be used to show how
much time different social groups spend on different activities per
day (during the week and at the weekend).
Data on social protection
presents the following information: social protection according to EU concepts (social expenditure-to-GDP ratio, social expenditure, financing
of social expenditure, pension beneficiaries according to European System
of Integrated Social Protection Statistics – ESSPROS and pension entitlements
as per European System of Accounts – ESA 2010), social benefits at
federal level (unemployment benefits, federal long-term care
allowance, family benefits, pensions) and social benefits at Laender level (help
for people with a disability, provincial long-term care allowance, means-tested
minimum income scheme, social assistance, care services, child and youth
we provide information on recorded crimes based on police criminal statistics
and information on convictions based on judicial criminal statistics.