Read more: OECD: Risks that Matter 2022 Survey: Ireland
The OECD has released the results from the “Risks that Matter 2022 Survey: Ireland”. The survey examines respondents’ perceived economic risks, levels of satisfaction with current social policies, and preferences for future government action on social protection. The survey found that, in Ireland, many worry about health and housing and are willing to pay more…
Read more: The Future of Social Protection and the Welfare State in the EU
The European Commission High-Level Expert Group on Social Protection published its final report on the future of social protection and of the welfare state in the EU, available here.
Read more: The state we are in: inequality in Ireland 2022
TASC (Think-tank Action for Social Change) have published a report. It is available to download HERE.
Read more: Social Protection and Welfare: a review of expenditure trends during economic recession and recovery.
Total social welfare spending amounted to almost €20bn in 2017 in Ireland. The highest spending areas in 2017 included: Pensions (€7bn), Illness, Disability and Caring (€4bn), Working Age Income Supports (€3.6bn) and Child Related Payments (€2.6bn).