- Volume 36
The scale of Social expenditure is significant yardstick to evaluate the standard of development in social welfare. But, it was not produced systemically, continuously in Korea. This study is to search how is produced social expenditure statistics in Korea. For this purpose, this paper studied how it is defined, classified, and categorized in the light of international institute such as OECD(Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), ILO(International Labor Organization), and IMF(International Monetary Fund). This paper suggests that Social expenditure statistics in Korea must be calculated continuously, systemically, and is collected periodically by Ministry of health and Welfare. This paper also shows what is considered to understand social expenditure in Korea.