Data on Child Welfare and Agreement Based Pension in

Who needs help from the Child Welfare Services? Any change over time? Or geography? What about their social background?

The February data upload to includes child welfare and 18 new income variables, among them public and private agreement based pension.

The data on child welfare show who has received child welfare services, which services and from which municipality, covering the period from 1993 to 2018. The variables may be merged with all the other data on the platform, giving you the opportunity to check for a number of characteristics of the children and their parents. You may also track the persons over time and investigate future consequences of the welfare measures.

More data on income

In addition, the February data increase comprises a number of income variables, among them data on agreement based pension, business income and household income. The variables contain figures up to and including 2018 – the newest data available at present. now contains 59 variables on income.

From 2006, sickness benefits and maternity benefits are not counted as work-related income in Statistics Norway’s official statistics, but as government transfers. therefore offers an extra set of income variables that reflect this: The new variables for salary, occupational income and business income do not include sickness benefits and maternity benefits. This is instead added as transfers and included in the two new transfer variables. See the table of income variables below for which it applies. Click on the variable links for more details on the definitions.

After the extension, the total number of variables on the platform as of 15 February is 235, all up to date with the latest available figures.

Child Welfare variables
Assistance measures during the yearBARNEVERN_HJELPETIL
Assistance measures as of 31.12BARNEVERN_HJELPETIL12
Care measures during the yearBARNEVERN_OMSORG
Care measures as of 31.12BARNEVERN_OMSORG12
New income variablesRelated variables
Agreement based pension, publicINNTEKT_AFP_OFF
Agreement based pension, privateINNTEKT_AFP_PRIV
Agreement based pension, totalINNTEKT_AFP_SUM
Public old age pensionINNTEKT_ALDERSP_FOLKETR
Other income from capitalINNTEKT_ANDREKAPINNT
Public pensions, totalINNTEKT_FTRYG
Household income after taxINNTEKT_HUSH_IES
Household income after tax per consumer unit, EU-standardINNTEKT_HUSH_IES_EU
Business income (new definition)INNTEKT_NARINNTINNTEKT_WNARINNT
Transfers, total (new definition)INNTEKT_OVERFORINNTEKT_WOVERFOR
Taxable transfers (new definition)INNTEKT_SKPLOVFINNTEKT_WSKPLOVF
Occupational income (new definition)INNTEKT_YRKINNTINNTEKT_WYRKINNT