Maternal maturity is growing significantly year-on-year, especially among men

Last year, more than 64,000 women and 18,000 men received maternity benefits. As the spokesman of the Social Insurance Agency, Peter Višváder, further informed, the number of recipients of maternity benefits is growing significantly year-on-year, especially among men. “In 2016, 3,076 men took them, in 2017 there were 6,553 men and in 2018 there were 12,836 of them,” he said.

During this period, the average and maximum amount of maternity, both in connection with wage growth and legislative changes. In year In 2016, the amount of the maternity benefit increased from 65% of the daily assessment base to 70% and since May 2017 has further increased to 75% daily assessment basis.

Since January last year, both can receive maternity benefits at the same time parents if each of them takes care of a different child. “For women for this period, the average amount of maternity pay increased from 472 euros (in 2016) to 675 euros (in 2019). For men who earn more, the average mother for the same period, it increased from 572 euros to 891 euros, “he said Visvader.

Maternity benefit, which is usually paid by the Social Insurance Agency 34 weeks, with last year’s gross earnings of up to 2,026 euros, it reaches the level the net salary which the person had before going on maternity leave. Maximum the amount of the maternity benefit at a gross salary of EUR 2,026 or more this year represents EUR 1 498.70 per month for a 30-day month and EUR 1 548.70 monthly at the 31-day month.

Last year, more than 64,000 women and 18,000 men received maternity benefits. As the spokesman of the Social Insurance Agency, Peter Višváder, further informed, the number of recipients of maternity benefits is growing significantly year-on-year, especially among men. “In 2016, 3,076 men took them, in 2017 there were 6,553 men and in 2018 there were 12,836 of them,” he said.

During this period, the average and maximum amount of maternity, both in connection with wage growth and legislative changes. In year In 2016, the amount of the maternity benefit increased from 65% of the daily assessment base to 70% and since May 2017 has further increased to 75% daily assessment basis.

Since January last year, both can receive maternity benefits at the same time parents if each of them takes care of a different child. “For women for this period, the average amount of maternity pay increased from 472 euros (in 2016) to 675 euros (in 2019). For men who earn more, the average mother for the same period, it increased from 572 euros to 891 euros, “he said Visvader.

Maternity benefit, which is usually paid by the Social Insurance Agency 34 weeks, with last year’s gross earnings of up to 2,026 euros, it reaches the level the net salary which the person had before going on maternity leave. Maximum the amount of the maternity benefit at a gross salary of EUR 2,026 or more this year represents EUR 1 498.70 per month for a 30-day month and EUR 1 548.70 monthly at the 31-day month.