Social insurance

Social insurance is about providing financial security in the event of illness, in old age, and for parents of small children. This area covers sickness insurance, pensions, parental insurance and benefits for parents.

Responsible for social insurance

Responsible minister

Annika Strandhäll, Minister for Social Security
Annika Strandhäll Minister for Social Security

Responsible ministry

News about social insurance

  • Sustainable pensions: Improved basic protection for pensioners and a gradual increase in retirement age

    Photo: Pernille Tofte

    The Government wants to raise pensions. The Government and the Working Group on Pensions have therefore proposed a number of pension measures in bills submitted to the Riksdag on 28 May. The Working Group on Pensions includes the governing parties – the Swedish Social Democratic Party and the Green Party – and the Moderate Party, the Centre Party, the Liberal Party and the Christian Democrats.

  • Social protection following Brexit

    The Government wishes to mitigate the consequences for Swedish citizens in the United Kingdom in the event that the country leaves the EU without reaching any agreement on how this withdrawal is to take place.

Content about social insurance

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