Users of social protection

Legal basis 
Legal basis for conducting statistical surveys in the area of social protection is Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12).
Purpose of survey
Purpose of survey in the area of social protection is collection, processing and publishing the data on users of material benefits from social and child protection (child support, material support, personal disability allowance and care and support allowance) as well as users of accommodation in institution of social and child protection.
Data sources and coverage
From 2015, data provided for this survey were obtained through annual Report on Work of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Montenegro.
By 2015, data were received trough statistical reports of social welfare centers and institutions for social protection of children, youth and adults, and were carrying out to the two-year period.
Obligation to protect individual data
The data obtained from reporting units are only used for statistical purposes, and they are published at the aggregated level.

For more details on published data, methodology, and releases please see the sections below.