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Child monthly care allowance for a child under 3 years old went up by 16.3% in Belarus

Within January - June child monthly care allowance for children over 3 increased by 16.3% comparing with the respective period of the previous year and made up Br 2,417,900. The information was provided at The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection. 

Thus, from May 1 to July 31 child monthly care allowance paid for a first-born kid made up Br 2,261,200; for a second-born kid and every next-born baby - Br2,584,300. The child care allowance for a disabled child under three years old made up Br2,907,300.

In February child monthly care allowance was recalculated following the increase of the Republic's minimum per capita living wage and average monthly salary; in May it resulted from the increase of minimum per capita living wage.

According to the Decree of the President №572 "On Additional Measures to Support Families with Children" enforced in Belarus on 1 January 2015, the new child monthly care allowance for children under 3 makes up 50% to the minimum per capita living wage (Br737.4 thousand).

According to the Decree, families giving birth to the third and subsequent children will be rewarded with a non-cash lump-sum payment of $10,000. Within the first six months of the year 5000 applications for receiving family capital were made up; about 4000 of them were satisfied; about 2,368 deposit accounts were opened at JSC "ASB Belarusbank".

Since June 14 the norm of standard hours of babysitters for families raising twins or disabled children have been increased; besides, the period of this service for families having disabled children have also been prolonged. Within the first six months the state provided 662 babysitters to assist more than 1000 families having babies, 50 of them have disabled children.

56.5 thousand babies were born in January - June; it stands for 1.3% decrease comparing with the respective period of 2014. The crude birth rate made up 12 per 1000 of population (comparing with 12.2 in January - June of 2014).

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