Contemporary family security in its economic aspects

Piotr Wiraszka
Polish Armed Forces


The efforts to ensure the economic security of the contemporary family is a continuous process in which the family strives to attain the needed level of economic well-being, as well as to accumulate reserves in case of future unfavorable events. The aim of the article is to identify factors that affect the level of family economic security in an economic and social context. Defining these factors, categorizing and analyzing them in their multidimensionality will allow to determine the level of the said security in an examined period. The determination of the family’s safety factor on the basis of the conducted research will allow, in economic terms, to confirm the disproportions in its level as well as the directions and changes in possible remedial actions. The conducted statistical surveys show the contemporary economic security of families as a set of socio-economic factors affecting families economical potential and the ability of families to respond to threats. They also confirm that the level of family economic security in the analyzed period, 2012-2017 in sixteen voivodships, was systematically growing.


Keywords
economic security, contemporary family, coefficient, determinants


10.24356/SEL/21/5