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  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Colombia 2018 Summary Colombia has a basic social security system with low coverage and participation.The country’s social insurance system was initially introduced for public sector employee groups only. Private sector employees secured coverage in 1946.Pension benefits...

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  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Colombia
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in South Africa 2018 Summary South Africa has a well-developed social security system, which covers employees and their dependents, as well as unemployed persons and individuals.The Department of Labor (DoL) is the central labor administration body, and is regulated by Ministry...

  • Medical Benefit
  • South Africa
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Venezuela 2018 Summary The Venezuelan social security system was established in 1940, and was later amended in 1966, 1989, 1991 and 2002.It is based on solidarity and the redistribution of funds, and not on individual capitalization. It is governed by the Venezuelan Institute...

  • Health Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Venezuela
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in South Korea 2018 Summary The South Korean social security system comprises social insurance, public assistance, and social welfare services.The main component is the social insurance program and the most important sector, with respect to resources and expansion, is health insurance. The...

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  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • South Korea
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Brazil 2018 Summary Brazil has a well-developed social security system, and both employers and employees contribute to social security schemes in the country, with employers’ contributions typically much greater than those of employees.Brazilian employees primarily contribute...

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  • Pension
  • Brazil
  • Economy
  • Labour Indicators
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Peru 2018 Summary The social security system in Peru is still undergoing significant change, with low social security contributions due to the informal nature of the labor market as most of the workers are self-employed and lack of information and valuation within the system.In...

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  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Peru
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Malaysia 2018 Summary The Malaysian Social Security System is based on two pillars: the Employees Provident Fund and the Social Insurance System.Pensions in Malaysia are covered by the Employees Provident Fund, which acts as a fundamental support to the Malaysian pension system...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Malaysia
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Canada 2018 Summary The Canadian social security system covers various programs, many of which are run by the country’s provinces and territories.In general, benefits are similar across all provinces and territories; however, Quebec implements its own pension plan. The...

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  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Canada
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in the Dominican Republic 2018 Summary The Dominican Republic has a comprehensive social security system.There are three schemes under which social security benefits are granted to the country’s residents and citizens: a contributory scheme that covers employees; a contributory...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Dominican Republic
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Argentina 2018 Summary The development of Argentine social security programs and policies started in the early 20th century.At present, the system has numerous policies and programs, including compulsory social insurance and social assistance. The system provides both...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Argentina
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in New Zealand 2018 Summary New Zealand has a comprehensive social security system, which is largely non-contributory.Neither employers nor employees contribute to social security funds, as they are tax financed. However, employees and self-employed persons must contribute...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Australasia
  • New Zealand
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in China 2018 Summary China is the world’s largest country, based on population.Despite being the second-largest economy in terms of nominal GDP and purchasing power parity after the US, its development is not uniform. China’s social security system includes various types...

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  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • China
  • Economy
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Malta 2018 Summary The Maltese economy is one of the smallest in the EU.Employee benefits in Malta can be broadly classified into two types: social security benefits and private benefits. The Maltese social security system covers the entire population and plays a vital...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Malta
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Mexico 2017 Summary Mexico’s social security system was introduced in 1942 and has since evolved in terms of scope and coverage.The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) and the Institute for Security and Social Services for Government Workers (ISSSTE) are the governing bodies...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Mexico
  • Economy
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.
  • 6.4 SHORT-TERM SICKNESS BENEFITS

Employee Benefits in Australia 2017 Summary Australia has one of the most developed and well-established welfare systems.In order to ensure decent living conditions for its citizens, the Australian government operates various welfare schemes. The main outgoing expenditures of the Australian...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Australasia
  • Australia
  • Oceania
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Bulgaria 2017 Summary The National Social Security Institute (NSSI) is responsible for managing all the social security schemes in the Republic of Bulgaria.It administers mandatory social security schemes such as sickness, maternity, occupational diseases, workplace accidents,...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Bulgaria
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • Danish Medical Benefits - Cost of Medicines Covered by the Insured

Employee Benefits in Denmark 2018 Summary Denmark is one of the few countries in the world that adjusted well to the challenge of providing an established social security system and a flexible labor market for its citizens.It was one of the first countries to adopt a multi-pillar pension system,...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Denmark
  • Economy
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Estonia 2018 Summary Estonia has a well-developed social security system that covers the risks of employees, self-employed persons and their family members.The Estonian social protection system includes pension, health, and unemployment insurance. Pension and health insurance...

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  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Estonia
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • Kenya Medical Benefits - Contribution Rates

Employee Benefits in Kenya 2018 Summary Kenya’s social security system is considered important for the security of workers, their families and the community as a whole. The Kenyan social security system is divided into three pillars - a public scheme, occupational schemes and individual schemes. The...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Occupational Pension
  • Pension
  • Kenya
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Taiwan 2018 Summary The Taiwanese social security system ensures that it meets all the social requirements of the country’s employees that are engaged in trade and commerce, or are employees of private and public sector companies.Persons working in mines and plantations, fishermen,...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Taiwan
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Norway 2018 Summary The Norwegian employee benefits market is predominantly controlled by the public social security system; however, the growth of labor-intensive industries has fueled the growth of the country’s private benefits market over the last decade.The public social...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Norway
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Poland 2018 Summary Poland has a well-developed social security system that covers the risks of employees, self-employed persons and their family members.Zak?ad Ubezpiecze? Spo?ecznych (Social Insurance Institution - ZUS) is the Polish state organization responsible for social...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Poland
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Ireland 2018 Summary The Irish social security system covers company employees, self-employed persons, the unemployed, people with less than minimum resources and dependent family members of deceased employees.The Irish social welfare system is divided into social insurance payments,...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Ireland
  • Economy
  • Labour Indicators
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Indonesia 2018 Summary The Indonesian social security system comprises the provident fund system and social insurance system.Social security in Indonesia covers a small proportion of the population with minimal benefits. With effect from January 1, 2014, a new regime of...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Indonesia
  • Economy
  • 6.4 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Nigeria 2018 Summary Nigeria’s social security system is based on the principle of defined-benefits (pay-as-you-go), and is generally managed by the state government.The social security system covers a limited number of benefits and provides them based on the insured’s contribution...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Nigeria
  • 6.4 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Botswana 2018 Summary The Republic of Botswana has a range of social security programs, which cover the country’s citizens, as well as people belonging to poor and vulnerable groups residing in rural communities.According to the National Policy for Rural Development (Government...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Botswana
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Ghana 2018 Summary Ghana’s social security system covers the entire population, including employees and self-employed individuals.The provision of benefits depends on the contributions made by employers, insured employees and self-employed persons. The Ghanaian social...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Public Health Insurance
  • Ghana
  • Economy
  • 6.5. MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Belgium 2018 Summary The Belgian social security system covers a large proportion of the country’s population, and plays a significant role in its employee benefits landscape.However, the recent debt crisis in European Union (EU) member states had an adverse impact on the employee...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Belgium
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Thailand 2018 Summary Both employees and employers fund Thailand’s social security system.Old-age, disability, survivors, sickness and maternity benefits, and family allowances are offered under voluntary cover for self-employed persons, and individuals with at least 12 months...

  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Thailand
  • Economy
  • 6.5 MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • A form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.

Employee Benefits in Russia 2018 Summary Russia underwent major economic and political change following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. During this two-decade transition period, several changes were made to the country’s social security system, including the development of private employee...

  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit
  • Pension
  • Russia
  • Economy