Minimum income scheme
In 2019 a total of 267 683 persons were supported by the minimum income
The majority of the recipients were supported longer than 6 months. 2019, for 72% the length of support has been 7 up to 12 months, whereas 13% received cash benefits for 3 months at most. The average length of support relating to the reporting year reached 9.5 months in Vienna which was far above the other Laender.
The total expenditure (subsistence, housing needs, protection in case
of sickness) were €913 million in 2019
Please consult our German website for tables and charts containing further information.
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