Mutual Information System on Social Protection, MISSOC



The EU's Mutual Information System on Social Protection (MISSOC) provides detailed, comparable and regularly updated information about national social protection systems in English, French and German. MISSOC publishes twice a year (January and July) updated information on the social protection systems in the 27 EU Member States plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, including: comparative tables covering 12 main areas of social protection: financing, healthcare, sickness, maternity, invalidity, old-age, survivors, employment injuries and occupational diseases, family, unemployment, guaranteed minimum resources and long-term care; organisational charts and short descriptions of the social protection structure in the 32 participating countries; short descriptions of the main social protection arrangements for the self-employed.

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