Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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THL: Finland has more basic social assistance recipients than Sweden

The relative number of basic social assistance recipients is almost twice as high in Finland than in Sweden, reveals a study by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

THL on Tuesday reported that the difference is attributable to factors such as the amount of the benefit, the impact earned income has on the benefit and, to a notable extent, the underutilisation of the benefit in Sweden. Read More