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11064: Recipients of social assistance, by age, sex, year in then period and benefit status in the period (per cent) 2006-2010 - 2009-2013

Unni Grebstad, Statistics Norway
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Arve Hetland, Statistics Norway
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2016-01-20 10:00
Recipients of social assistance:
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Recipients of social assistance:
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Recipients of social assistance is here defined as all who received social assistance in at least one month during the first year of the period, aged 18-62 at the start of the period, and where residents (of Norway) each year in the period. Number of years with social assistance is the number of calender years with at least one month with social assistance. See About the statistics for more. The outcomes «Working», «Work assessment allowance and/or rehabilitation benefits», «Unemployed» and «Qualification benefit» are not mutually exclusive. As a consequence one person may be counted in more than one outcome during one calendar year, either at the same time or in consecutive periods. The percentages will therefore not add to 100%.

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Work assessment allowance and/or rehabilitation benefits

Rehabilitation benefits is here used as a common term to describe benefits/allowances that ended March 2011 and were replaced by work assessment allowance. See About the statistics for more.