TN 2 (08-94)

GN 01717.010 Overview of the Swedish Social Security System

Introduction

Sweden provides old-age, survivors and disability benefits through two separate programs:

  • a basic pension program that began in 1914 pays residence-based benefits, and

  • a supplementary pension program (ATP)implemented in 1960 pays earnings-related benefits.


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GN 01717.010 - Overview of the Swedish Social Security System - 03/26/2014
Batch run: 03/26/2014
Rev:03/26/2014