Azerbaijan publicizes number of people to be paid social allowance

Baku: 4.2 percent of the Azerbaijani population or 358293 people were appointed monthly and lump-sum social allowance till 1 July 2014.

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population told APA that 266570 people (74.4 percent) are paid monthly social allowance and 91723 people (25.6 percent) lump-sum social allowance.

In order to improve the social protection of women with many children according to the decree of the President, from 1 January women with more than five children under the age of 18 will be paid AZN 30 monthly social allowance for each child.

Number of children of the women with more than five children under the age of 18 is 6340 as of July 1. In order to improve the social protection of war veterans according to the decree of the President, from 1 April they will be paid AZN 45 by increasing 21.6%.

This increase had a positive impact on improving the social protection of 52959 in total.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY