Coverage of social safety net programs (% of population) - Country Ranking

Definition: Coverage of social safety net programs shows the percentage of population participating in 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 Chile 100.00 2013
2 Mongolia 99.83 2012
3 Rwanda 89.39 2010
4 Azerbaijan 87.54 2008
5 Peru 86.64 2012
6 Slovak Republic 83.20 2009
7 Malaysia 82.81 2008
8 Iraq 75.77 2012
9 Bolivia 75.18 2012
10 Botswana 73.77 2009
11 Thailand 70.39 2009
12 Jamaica 67.32 2010
13 Uganda 66.83 2009
14 Jordan 65.68 2010
15 Romania 61.83 2012
16 Guatemala 61.58 2011
17 Liberia 61.20 2007
18 Indonesia 61.07 2014
19 South Africa 60.81 2010
20 Hungary 59.60 2007
21 Uruguay 59.22 2012
22 Mexico 58.93 2012
23 Lithuania 58.67 2008
24 Belarus 57.30 2012
25 El Salvador 56.18 2012
26 Vietnam 53.37 2014
27 Panama 52.37 2012
28 Swaziland 51.65 2010
29 Lesotho 51.59 2014
30 Latvia 51.51 2009
31 Honduras 49.16 2011
32 Paraguay 47.75 2011
33 Costa Rica 47.46 2012
34 Ukraine 46.92 2013
35 Egypt 44.88 2008
36 Mauritius 44.85 2012
37 Gabon 44.79 2005
38 Colombia 41.71 2012
39 Nepal 40.14 2010
40 Nicaragua 39.66 2009
41 Bulgaria 39.53 2007
42 Poland 38.75 2012
43 Morocco 36.76 2009
44 Ecuador 36.10 2012
45 Mauritania 33.53 2008
46 Dominican Republic 31.50 2012
47 Georgia 31.29 2011
48 Kazakhstan 30.58 2010
49 Sierra Leone 30.20 2011
50 Russia 28.16 2007
51 Philippines 27.35 2013
52 Timor-Leste 26.27 2007
53 Sri Lanka 26.19 2012
54 Armenia 24.63 2013
55 Moldova 23.79 2013
56 Croatia 23.63 2008
57 Cabo Verde 21.87 2007
58 Turkey 21.23 2012
59 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.51 2007
60 Malawi 20.17 2010
61 Kenya 20.02 2005
62 Brazil 19.53 2012
63 Albania 19.44 2012
64 India 17.27 2011
65 Belize 16.28 2009
66 Argentina 16.27 2012
67 Tanzania 15.41 2010
68 Namibia 15.18 2009
69 Bangladesh 14.56 2010
70 Tunisia 14.43 2010
71 Yemen 13.36 2005
72 Ethiopia 13.25 2010
73 Serbia 11.72 2010
74 Pakistan 11.20 2013
75 Djibouti 10.80 2012
76 Senegal 10.34 2011
77 Tajikistan 9.75 2011
78 Fiji 9.55 2008
79 Afghanistan 8.82 2011
80 Kyrgyz Republic 8.48 2011
81 Ghana 5.99 2012
82 Dem. Rep. Congo 5.47 2005
83 Mozambique 5.40 2008
84 Montenegro 5.37 2011
85 Lebanon 4.83 2004
86 Venezuela 4.74 2006
87 Kiribati 4.57 2006
88 Nigeria 3.55 2012
89 Papua New Guinea 3.41 2009
90 Palau 2.90 2006
91 Niger 2.74 2011
92 Bhutan 2.25 2012
93 Solomon Islands 1.58 2005
94 Cameroon 1.37 2007
95 Congo 0.92 2005
96 Madagascar 0.91 2010
97 Zambia 0.57 2010
98 Cambodia 0.52 2008

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual