Benefit incidence of social safety net programs to poorest quintile (% of total safety net benefits) - Country Ranking

Definition: Benefit incidence of social safety net programs to poorest quintile shows the percentage of total social safety net benefits received by the poorest 20% of the population. Social safety net programs include cash transfers and last resort programs, noncontributory social pensions, other cash transfers programs (child, family and orphan allowances, birth and death grants, disability benefits, and other allowances), conditional cash transfers, in-kind food transfers (food stamps and vouchers, food rations, supplementary feeding, and emergency food distribution), school feeding, other social assistance programs (housing allowances, scholarships, fee waivers, health subsidies, and other social assistance) and public works programs (cash for work and food for work). Estimates include both direct and indirect beneficiaries.

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/)

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Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Peru 67.98 2012
2 Djibouti 53.82 2012
3 Philippines 45.16 2013
4 Jamaica 44.09 2010
5 Croatia 41.76 2008
6 Montenegro 41.02 2011
7 Poland 39.53 2012
8 Turkey 38.43 2012
9 Slovak Republic 38.40 2009
10 Mexico 37.52 2012
11 Georgia 37.00 2011
12 Serbia 36.61 2010
13 El Salvador 35.36 2012
14 Uruguay 35.18 2008
15 Kyrgyz Republic 34.40 2011
16 Hungary 34.26 2007
17 Ecuador 31.80 2012
18 Armenia 31.28 2013
19 Sri Lanka 29.96 2012
20 Belarus 28.58 2012
21 Moldova 28.32 2013
22 Bulgaria 28.14 2007
23 Costa Rica 26.92 2012
24 Bolivia 26.64 2012
25 Guatemala 26.03 2011
26 Palau 25.16 2006
27 Paraguay 25.13 2011
28 Lithuania 24.78 2008
29 Bangladesh 24.67 2010
30 South Africa 24.64 2010
31 Ukraine 24.51 2013
32 Romania 24.05 2012
33 Panama 22.95 2012
34 Yemen 22.94 2005
35 Jordan 22.70 2010
36 Albania 22.61 2012
37 Dominican Republic 22.07 2012
38 Chile 21.29 2013
39 Colombia 21.27 2012
40 Kazakhstan 21.04 2010
41 Latvia 21.03 2009
42 Argentina 20.86 2012
43 Malaysia 20.79 2008
44 Tunisia 19.76 2010
45 Congo 19.68 2005
46 Belize 18.73 2009
47 Mongolia 18.14 2012
48 Azerbaijan 17.97 2008
49 Egypt 17.58 2008
50 Lesotho 17.34 2014
51 Honduras 17.26 2011
52 Nicaragua 17.05 2009
53 Mauritius 16.49 2012
54 Ghana 16.41 2012
55 Pakistan 16.13 2013
56 Nepal 15.73 2010
57 Brazil 15.55 2012
58 Bhutan 15.29 2007
59 Sierra Leone 15.05 2011
60 Cabo Verde 14.80 2007
61 Fiji 13.69 2008
62 Swaziland 13.65 2010
63 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.30 2007
64 Botswana 13.15 2009
65 Iraq 12.40 2012
66 Rwanda 11.57 2010
67 Malawi 10.78 2010
68 Madagascar 8.93 2010
69 Kiribati 8.85 2006
70 Kenya 7.87 2005
71 Tajikistan 7.56 2011
72 Thailand 7.38 2009
73 Mauritania 7.24 2008
74 Afghanistan 6.75 2007
75 Papua New Guinea 6.50 2009
76 Gabon 5.78 2005
77 Tanzania 5.65 2010
78 Dem. Rep. Congo 4.48 2005
79 Solomon Islands 3.96 2005
80 Senegal 3.61 2011
81 Nigeria 3.16 2012
82 Timor-Leste 0.95 2007
83 Cameroon 0.81 2007
84 Cambodia 0.21 2008
85 Vietnam 0.00 2014
85 Liberia 0.00 2007

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual