The French social security system for salaried workers



  • Organizational structure, Financing, Scope

I. Health, maternity, paternity, disability and death

  1. Health, maternity and paternity insurance
  2. Disability insurance
  3. Death insurance

II. Accidents at work and occupational diseases

  1. Temporary incapacity benefits
  2. Permanent disability benefits: pensions

III. Retirement

  1. Basic scheme
  2. Compulsory supplementary pension schemes

IV. Family benefits

  1. Basic maintenance benefits
  2. Birth and early childcare benefits
  3. Benefits for special purposes

V. Unemployment insurance