HELSINKI, October 24 – RIA Novosti. The number of people in need of living allowance in Estonia is growing rapidly due to the influx of refugees from Ukraine and the widespread increase in prices due to the increase in electricity prices, informed portal of state broadcasters ERR.
“From January to September this year. The Social Insurance Institution approved 75,564 applications for which payments amounted to over EUR 27 million. These are individuals or families whose net monthly income, after deducting all housing costs, is not more than EUR 200 per person. os .. The increase in the number of applications for living allowance is related to the arrival of military refugees from Ukraine to Estonia and the widespread increase in prices caused by the increase in electricity prices.