Social Protection Accounts for 38% of Government Expenditure

Ljubljana, 29 April - Social protection accounted for 38% of government expenditure in 2002 and 2003, or 18% of GDP, according to the Statistics Office. Pensions accounted for the bulk of the spending, or 11% of GDP, Marjana Klinar of the department of national accounts told the press on Friday.

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