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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Rank Country Value Year
1 Peru 67.98 2012
2 Vietnam 63.80 2014
3 Djibouti 53.82 2012
4 Philippines 45.16 2013
5 Jamaica 44.09 2010
6 Montenegro 43.83 2011
7 Croatia 41.22 2010
8 Poland 39.53 2012
9 Turkey 38.43 2012
10 Slovak Republic 38.40 2009
11 Mexico 37.52 2012
12 Georgia 37.00 2011
13 Serbia 36.61 2010
14 El Salvador 35.36 2012
15 Uruguay 35.18 2008
16 Hungary 34.21 2007
17 Armenia 32.35 2014
18 Ecuador 31.80 2012
19 Sri Lanka 29.96 2012
20 Moldova 28.91 2013
21 Bulgaria 28.14 2007
22 Albania 27.65 2012
23 Costa Rica 26.92 2012
24 Kyrgyz Republic 26.88 2012
25 Bolivia 26.64 2012
26 Guatemala 26.03 2011
27 Palau 25.16 2006
28 Paraguay 25.13 2011
29 Lithuania 24.78 2008
30 South Africa 24.64 2010
31 Chile 24.48 2013
32 Thailand 24.37 2013
33 Ukraine 24.24 2013
34 Romania 24.05 2012
35 Belarus 23.80 2013
36 Panama 22.95 2012
37 Yemen 22.94 2005
38 Jordan 22.70 2010
39 Dominican Republic 22.07 2012
40 Bangladesh 21.63 2010
41 Colombia 21.27 2012
42 Kazakhstan 21.04 2010
43 Latvia 21.03 2009
44 Argentina 20.86 2012
45 Malaysia 20.79 2008
46 Tunisia 19.76 2010
47 Congo 19.68 2005
48 Belize 18.73 2009
49 Mongolia 18.14 2012
50 Sudan 17.98 2009
51 Azerbaijan 17.97 2008
52 Egypt 17.58 2008
53 Lesotho 17.34 2014
54 Honduras 17.26 2011
55 Nicaragua 17.05 2009
56 Mauritius 16.49 2012
57 Ghana 16.41 2012
58 Pakistan 16.13 2013
59 Nepal 15.73 2010
60 Brazil 15.55 2012
61 Bhutan 15.29 2007
62 Sierra Leone 15.05 2011
63 Cabo Verde 14.80 2007
64 Timor-Leste 13.87 2011
65 Fiji 13.69 2008
66 Swaziland 13.65 2009
67 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.30 2007
68 Malawi 13.24 2013
69 Botswana 13.15 2009
70 Iraq 12.40 2012
71 Russia 9.52 2014
72 Kiribati 8.85 2006
73 Kenya 7.87 2005
74 Papua New Guinea 7.70 2009
75 Tajikistan 7.56 2011
76 Rwanda 7.28 2010
77 Mauritania 7.24 2008
78 Afghanistan 6.75 2007
79 Haiti 5.76 2001
80 Gabon 4.71 2005
81 Solomon Islands 3.96 2005
82 Senegal 3.61 2011
83 Dem. Rep. Congo 3.50 2012
84 Tanzania 3.13 2012
85 Dominica 2.44 2002
86 The Gambia 2.05 1998
87 Burkina Faso 1.87 2014
88 Uganda 1.65 2012
89 Nigeria 1.41 2012
90 Chad 1.38 2011
91 Zimbabwe 0.79 2007
92 Madagascar 0.21 2010
93 Cameroon 0.00 2014

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual