Expenditure of the Social Insurance Fund

Expenditure of the Social Insurance Fund (FUS) in 2017–2018 according to type (in million PLN)

Expenditure 2017 2018 Percentage of expenditure in 2018
Expenditure in total, of which: 212,947.6 229,887.2 100.0%
Cash benefits including: 209,080.4 225,794.0 98.2%
old-age and other pensions 185,343.9 201,246.6 87.5%
sickness allowances 11,309.7 11,532.9 5.0%
care allowances 883.3 963.9 0.4%
maternity allowances 7,863.6 8,263.1 3.6%
compensatory allowances 0.6 0.6 0.0%
rehabilitation benefits 1,665.5 1,728.0 0.8%
lump-sum compensation in respect of an accident at work 318.8 323.1 0.1%
funeral grants 1,331.1 1,373.1 0.6%
other benefits 359.3 365.9 0.2%
Benefits in kind including: 254.7 382.4 0.2%
disability prevention 193.2 201.5 0.1%
accident prevention 61.5 180.9 0.1%
Deduction for ZUS activities 3,607.5 3,705.5 1.6%
Other expenditure 5.1 5.3 0.0%

Total expenditure of the Social Insurance Fund in 2018 amounted to PLN 229,887.2 million, of which:
  • cash benefits amounted to PLN 225,794.0 million, which accounted for 98.2% of FUS expenditure; expenditure on pensions had the highest share in total FUS expenditure and equalled PLN 201,246.6 million, i.e. 87.5% of FUS expenditure,
  • expenditure on disability and accident prevention amounted to PLN 382.4 million, i.e. 0.2% of FUS expenditure,
  • expenditure due to deduction for ZUS activities amounted to PLN 3,705.5 million, i.e. 1.6% of FUS expenditure.