The amounts of the subsistence minimum and social benefits and guarantees for 2015 have been established

13 January 2015 10:50  9289253 090214
The amounts of the subsistence minimum for 2015 have been established

According to the Department of Social Welfare of the Transcarpathian Regional Administration, in 2015 the subsistence minimum per person per month, as of January 1, will be 1,176 UAH, as of December 1 - 1,330 UAH. 

According to the Law of Ukraine "On State Budget for 2015", this rate of the subsistence minimum applies to all basic social and demographic groups:

- Children under 6 years: as of January 1 - 1,032 UAH, as of December 1 - 1,167 UAH;

- Children from 6 to 18 years: as of January 1 - 1,286 UAH, as of December 1 - 1,455 UAH;

- Able-bodied persons: as of January 1 - 1,218 UAH, as of December 1 - 1,378 UAH;

- Persons unable to work: as of January 1 - 949 UAH, as of December 1 - 1,074 UAH.

Based on the amount of the subsistence minimum, amounts of certain kinds of social benefits have also been established. Thus, the assistance at birth of a child will be 41,280 UAH, a one-time payment will be 10,320 UAH, monthly payments - 860 UAH.

The amount of the state social assistance to low-income families in 2015 can not be more than 75% of the subsistence minimum for the family.

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