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SOCIAL INSURANCE SCHEMES

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French Equivalent: Régimes d’assurance sociale

Definition:
Social insurance schemes are schemes in which social contributions are paid by employees or others, or by employers on behalf of their employees, in order to secure entitlement to social insurance benefits, in the current or subsequent periods, for the employees or other contributors, their dependants or survivors.

Source Publication:
SNA 8.55.

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 26, 2001