Coverage of social insurance programs (% of population)

Definition: Coverage of social insurance programs shows the percentage of population participating in programs that provide 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.

Description: The map below shows how Coverage of social insurance programs (% of population) 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 Ghana, with a value of 59.49. The country with the lowest value in the world is Timor-Leste, with a value of 0.17.

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