Adequacy of social protection and labor programs (% of total welfare of beneficiary households)

Definition: Adequacy of social protection and labor programs (SPL) is measured by the total transfer amount received by the population participating in social insurance, social safety net, and unemployment benefits and active labor market programs as a share of their total welfare. Welfare is defined as the total income or total expenditure of beneficiary households. Estimates include both direct and indirect beneficiaries.

Description: The map below shows how Adequacy of social protection and labor programs (% of total welfare of beneficiary households) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Congo, with a value of 66.99. The country with the lowest value in the world is Rwanda, with a value of 2.16.

Source: ASPIRE: The Atlas of Social Protection - Indicators of Resilience and Equity, The World Bank. Data are based on national representative household surveys. (datatopics.worldbank.org/aspire/)

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual