Definition: Social benefits

ESSPROS Manual

Social benefits consists of transfers, in cash or in kind, by social protection schemes to households and individuals to relieve them of the burden of a defined set of risks or needs. 

This definition is identical in versions 1996, 2008 and 2011 of the Manual
Source:
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011
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