The OECD Social Expenditure database (SOCX)
SOCX was developed in the 1990s to monitor trends in socialspending and analyse changes in its composition in line with theSNA
cross-nationally comparable statistics on public and private social spending at the detailedprogramme level to facilitate reclassification where required.
Data on the effect of fiscal measures is often of a more aggregate nature.
SOCX covers 34 OECD countries with data from 1980: shortertime-series for countries which have joined since the mid-1990s.
Sources: national correspondents and ESTAT for EU countries andother OECD databases:
OECD Health data
OECD Database onLabour Market Programmes
OECD Education database
; anda Questionnaire on fiscal measures via the OECD Centre for TaxPolicy and Administration