255,9 billion tenge were allocated last year for the payment of state social benefits for disability, loss of breadwinner and age.
At the beginning of 2018 the average size of the disability allowance amounted to 33 087 tenge, in case of loss of breadwinner – 31 334 tenge, by age – 12 719 tenge.
From 1 January 2018 the amount of state social benefits increased by 16%, in connection with a change in the minimum subsistence level.
So, the first group invalid from General disease receives an allowance in the amount of KZT 54 306, the invalid of the second group – 43 275 tenge, and the third group – 29 416 tenge.
The total amount of funds provided in the state budget for social support of the specified categories of persons in the current year amounted to 326,8 billion.