This dossier presents the main results of the Economic Survey of Social Services Centres and Entities. The main objective is to offer information about the economic scope of the social services, with data about the activity, the financing, the expense and the employment of the centres and non-profit entities of social services. Under the section of social services, all the public and private equipment and the programs and activities carried out additionally by the non-profit entities of Catalonia are collected there. 2009 is the temporal reference of the survey of the social services centres and 2010 is the temporal reference of the survey of the social services entities.
The surveys of social services centres and entities form part of the Social Services Accounts project, which is an official operation forming part of the Annual Programme for Statistical Action 2010. These statistics are created by means of a collaboration agreement between the Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) and the Ministry of Social Welfare and the Family.