Social welfare beneficiaries

Legal basis
Legal basis for conducting these statistical surveys is Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12).


Purpose of survey
The purpose of survey on beneficiaries (juvenile and adult), types, measures, and services of social protection is to provide the data on beneficiaries by categories, gender and age; types, measures and services of social welfare; categorisation of children; adoptions; and foster care. 

Data sources and coverage
The data on beneficiaries of social protection are obtained through statistical reports from Social Work Centres, as it follows: juvenile beneficiaries of social protection (form SZ-1a), and adult beneficiaries of social protection (form SZ-1b). They are a result of regular statistical surveys conducted every year.

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.