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

  • 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.

  • Proposals aiming to offer EU citizens continued entitlement to social security benefits after Brexit

    In the social security area, the immediate effect of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU is that central EU legal provisions will no longer apply. To prevent any acute consequences, the Government is planning to take measures that will primarily mitigate the effects that may arise for individuals during the initial period after the withdrawal. The proposals aim to allow a period of adjustment.

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