The Institution of Statistics in Albania (INSTAT) informed on Saturday that the number of the families covered by the Social Welfare decreased. Referring to the official data of the second trimester in 2016 the number of these families decreased with 1.4% compared to the first trimester.
The scheme treats 79600 families in total. 46000 of which were treated with partial economic assistance, and 30.000 with complete economic assistance. According to INSTAT, Elbasan is the city with the highest number of families treated with economic assistance, 19.7% of the total, followed by Dibra with 16%, Kukes with 14.5% and Shkodra with 12.2%.
The families from Tirana are 10.8% of the scheme. Meanwhile in South, Korca has the highest number of 9.8%. Durres city has the lowest number of this families, 1.3% of the total, followed by Vlora and Gjirokastra.