Social security and benefits


Attachment to employment, education and welfare benefits
The statistics shows the population's attachment to employment, education and public welfare benefits
Recipients of disability benefit
Statistics on the number and share of disability benefit recipients in the population aged 18-67 years.
Recipients of retirement pension
The statistics provide an overview of retirement pension recipients pursuant to the regulations of the National Insurance Scheme.
Social assistance
The statistics comprise recipients of social assistance
Welfare benefits – labour and reception of benefits
Gives an overview of recipients of welfare benefits.
Work assessment allowance
Provides an overview of recipients of the work assessment allowance
Cash transfers to families with children
The statistics has been discontinued
Norwegian Labour and Welfare Service - StatRes
The statistics has been discontinued

Analyses, articles and publications

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  1. Early retirement provision for elderly displaced workers

    This paper studies the economic effects on re-employment and program substitution behavior among elderly displaced workers who exogenously lose eligibility for their early retirement option.

  2. Mortality by occupation. Trends after 2000

    The inequality in mortality between different occupations is well known from earlier studies, particularly amongst men.

  3. Previous occupations and industries among new recipients of disability benefit and work asessment allowance

    Work Assessment Allowance (WAA) and disability benefit are important elements in the Norwegian welfare state, as replacement of labour marked income for persons whose employment is restricted by impaired health.

  4. Alternatives to paying child benefit to the rich: means testing or higher tax?

    The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 implies that the US is effectively moving towards a general child benefit. However, the amount paid out is dependent on income, similar to schemes in several other countries.

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