Benefit incidence of social insurance programs to poorest quintile (% of total social insurance benefits) - Country Ranking - Central America & the Caribbean

Definition: Benefit incidence of social insurance programs to poorest quintile shows the percentage of total social insurance benefits received by the poorest 20% of the population. Social insurance programs include old age contributory pensions (including survivors and disability) and social security and health insurance benefits (including occupational injury benefits, paid sick leave, maternity and other social insurance). 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 Belize 18.95 2009
2 Jamaica 6.07 2010
3 Dominican Republic 2.19 2012
4 Costa Rica 1.36 2012
5 Honduras 1.24 2011
6 Nicaragua 0.98 2009
7 Panama 0.91 2012
8 El Salvador 0.90 2012
9 Guatemala 0.68 2011

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual