If the proportion of women in regular employment rises to the level of Northern Europe and doubles cash and service benefits for child-rearing support, in 2030, households raising children in their 30s and 40s will not be able to calculate benefits in kind. The Cabinet Office has announced a trial calculation that the disposable income put in will increase by more than 40%.

The Cabinet Office has calculated the disposable income of people in their 30s and 40s raising children in 2030, assuming that nominal GDP (gross domestic product) will continue to grow at an annual rate of about 1% and that women's employment will increase to a certain extent. Did.

According to this, households with a couple and children will have a 14% increase in disposable income compared to 2019, including in-kind benefits such as childcare and education services.

Furthermore, if the proportion of women under 60 in regular employment rises to 80%, which is on par with Northern Europe, and if cash benefits such as child allowances and benefits in kind such as childcare and education are doubled, it is expected to increase by 44%. I'm in.

Prime Minister Kishida has instructed the government to work on expanding child-rearing support and promoting women's employment and regularization so that women who wish to work in regular employment can raise children with peace of mind while building a society. , Next year's "Basic Policy" will show a path toward doubling the child budget.