Expenditure of the Social Insurance Fund

Expenditures of the Social Insurance Fund (FUS) in 2015–2016 according to type (in millions (PLN))

2015  2016
Expenditures in total,
of which:
199,498.0 205,430.3 100.0%
Cash benefits
including:
195,851.6 201,610.4 98.2%
Old-age and other pensions 174,565.8 179,066.5 87.2%
Sickness allowances 9,826.9 10,615.2 5.2%
Care allowances 701.3 790.1 0.4%
Maternity allowances 7,555.7 7,745.3 3.8%
Compensatory allowances 0.6 0.6 0.0%
Rehabilitation benefits 1,370.4 1,525.2 0.8%
lump-sum compensati on in respect of an accident at work 305.9 306.0 0.2%
Funeral grants 1,294.2 1,284.2 0.6%
Benefits in kind
including:
180.7 186.6 0.1%
disability prevention 179.3 186.8 0.1%
accident prevention 33.1 55.6 0.0%
deduction for ZUS 3,430.0 3,573.0 1.7%
other expenditures 4.0 4.5 0.0%

The total Social Insurance Fund expenditure in 2016 was PLN 205,430.3 million, including:

  • expenditure on cash benefits in an amount of PLN 201,610.4 million, which accounted for 98.1% of FUS expenditure; expenditure on pensions had the highest share in total FUS expenditure and equalled PLN 179,066.5 million, which accounted for 87.2% of FUS expenditure;
  • expenditure on disability and accident prevention in an amount of PLN 242.4 million, which accounted for 0.1% of FUS expenditure;
  • expenditure in respect of deduction for ZUS current operation in an amount of PLN 3,573.0 million, which accounted for 1.7% of FUS expenditure.

Cash benefits from the Social Insurance Fund in 2016 according to fund type

  in million PLN in %
In total
including: 
201,610.3 100.0
Old-age pension fund 131,080.9 65.0
Disability pension fund 45,486.7 22.6
Sickness fund 19,988.1 9.9
Accident fund 5,054.6 2.5

 

(Note: 1 EUR = ca 4.26 PLN)