Adequacy of social protection and labor programs (% of total welfare of beneficiary households) - South America
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 in South America. 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 region is Uruguay, with a value of 45.24. The country with the lowest value in the region is Bolivia, with a value of 13.50.
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/)
Aggregation method: Weighted average