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Funding. The Social Security Budget


This unit aims to:

  • Make students aware of the economic cost of Social Security benefits, and the need to guarantee its sources of funding function well.
  • Provide students with knowledge of Social Security Budgets, a policy that from an economic and financial point of view explains its operation.


  • Funding
  • The Social Security Budget. Introduction Drawing up the budget, Contents, Expenditure and Income + The Social Security Budget 2009.

We remind you that...

  • Social Security benefits have a high economic cost, as they affect a very high number of citizens.
  • Both for society and specifically for the benefits of every citizen, it is very important to monitor compliance with the obligation of employers and other liable people to make contributions.
  • The Single Till principle guarantees solidarity, and equal treatment, between Spaniards, regardless of their place of residence.
  • The distribution principle is a system of solidarity between generations.
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