Locked content PLN 11.3 bln spent on “Family 500+” program

As of June 30, PLN 11.3 billion were spent from the budget on “Family 500+” program, Ministry of Family, Labour, and Social Policy said. More than 3.7 million children up to 18 years have received support from the program, it added. “Family 500+” program was launched in April...

Locked content PLN 15.1 billion granted to children under 500+ program

A press release from GUS on Thursday revealed that, during the first 10 month of 2016, the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy had granted a total of PLN 15.1 billion, with nearly 3.8 million children benefiting. Also, the Ministry said that 55 percent of all children up to the age of 18 in...

Locked content 150k women left their jobs because of Family 500+ program?

According to statistics released by Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), between March and September, the number of economically active population has dropped by 150,000 and the only group (aged 25-44) whose activity has dropped in that period are women. The reason given for leaving their jobs...

Locked content IBRIS: 500+ families will spend 70% more on christmas presents

Households that receive funds from the 500+ program will spend PLN 864 on christmas presents this year, which means a 70 percent rise compared to 2015, according to a study conducted by IBRIS. On average, Polish household will spend PLN 614 on holiday gifts, compared to PLN 506 last year. “The impro...

Locked content Almost PLN 9.3 bln paid out under 500+ program

The Ministry of Labor, Family and Social Policy informed that parents and legal guardians have submitted a total of 2.7 million applications under the Family 500+ child welfare program and about PLN 9.27 billion has been paid out as of August 31. The government assumes to spend as much as PLN 17 bil...

Over PLN 7 bln paid out under 500+ program

The Ministry of Labor, Family and Social Policy informed that parents and legal guardians have submitted a total of 2.7 million applications under the Family 500+ child welfare program and more than PLN 7 billion has been paid out.

Locked content Poles very satisfied with “Apartment+” program – pol...

The majority of Poles expressed their approval of recent government programs, according to a new poll by IBRiS for Rzeczpospolita. As much as 59 percent of Poles are positive about governmental child benefit program “Family 500+”, whereas 37 percent of respondents do not support it. 4 pe...