In 2018 a total of 289 646 persons were supported by the minimum income
The majority of the recipients were supported longer than 6 months. 2018, for 70% the length of support has been 7 up to 12 months, whereas 16% received cash benefits for 3 months at most. The average length of support relating to the reporting year reached 9.3 months in Vienna which was far above the other Laender.
The total expenditure (subsistence, housing needs, protection in case
of sickness) were €941 million in 2018
|Minimum income scheme of federal provinces 2012 - 2018: persons, communities in need and expenditure|
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