The social protection structure of each of the 31 countries covered by MISSOC is illustrated in an organisation chart and described in a brief text. The text also contains the internet addresses of the ministries responsible for social protection as well as the other most important institutions.
- updated on a biannual basis with validated information for the situation on 1 January and 1 July of each year.
- available from the year of accession to the EU, e.g. 2007 for Bulgaria and Romania and 2013 for Croatia.
- not available for the UK for January 2015 and from January 2020 onwards, and Iceland for January 2017, July 2017 and July 2018.
For information on social protection in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, the Russian Federation, Serbia, North Macedonia, Turkey and Ukraine, please visit the MISSCEO website.