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 Mongolia 99.83 2012
2 Thailand 89.44 2013
3 Azerbaijan 87.54 2008
4 Peru 86.64 2012
5 Slovak Republic 83.20 2009
6 Malaysia 82.81 2008
7 Iraq 75.77 2012
8 Bolivia 75.18 2012
9 Chile 74.24 2013
10 Botswana 73.77 2009
11 Russia 68.00 2014
12 Ecuador 67.99 2012
13 Jamaica 67.32 2010
14 Jordan 65.68 2010
15 Indonesia 62.42 2014
16 Romania 61.83 2012
17 Guatemala 61.58 2011
18 Liberia 61.20 2007
19 South Africa 60.81 2010
20 Uganda 60.47 2012
21 Hungary 59.54 2007
22 Uruguay 59.22 2012
23 Mexico 58.93 2012
24 Lithuania 58.67 2008
25 El Salvador 56.18 2012
26 Belarus 54.10 2013
27 Panama 52.37 2012
28 Swaziland 51.65 2009
29 Lesotho 51.59 2014
30 Latvia 51.51 2009
31 Honduras 49.16 2011
32 Ukraine 48.07 2013
33 Paraguay 47.75 2011
34 Costa Rica 47.46 2012
35 Vietnam 46.21 2014
36 Mauritania 45.22 2014
37 Egypt 44.88 2008
38 Mauritius 44.85 2012
39 Gabon 44.70 2005
40 Malawi 41.74 2013
41 Colombia 41.71 2012
42 Nepal 40.14 2010
43 Nicaragua 39.66 2009
44 Bulgaria 39.53 2007
45 Poland 38.75 2012
46 Morocco 36.59 2009
47 Timor-Leste 35.21 2011
48 Rwanda 32.94 2010
49 Dominican Republic 31.50 2012
50 Georgia 31.29 2011
51 Kazakhstan 30.58 2010
52 Sierra Leone 30.20 2011
53 Armenia 28.40 2014
54 Philippines 27.35 2013
55 Sri Lanka 26.19 2012
56 Croatia 24.57 2010
57 Moldova 23.79 2013
58 Cabo Verde 21.87 2007
59 Turkey 21.23 2012
60 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.51 2007
61 Kenya 20.02 2005
62 Zimbabwe 19.98 2007
63 Tanzania 19.78 2012
64 Brazil 19.53 2012
65 Albania 19.08 2012
66 India 17.27 2011
67 Belize 16.28 2009
68 Argentina 16.27 2012
69 Namibia 15.18 2009
70 Tunisia 14.43 2010
71 Yemen 13.36 2005
72 Ethiopia 13.25 2010
73 Bangladesh 13.09 2010
74 Serbia 11.72 2010
75 Pakistan 11.20 2013
76 Djibouti 10.80 2012
77 Senegal 10.34 2011
78 Dem. Rep. Congo 9.99 2012
79 Tajikistan 9.75 2011
80 Fiji 9.55 2008
81 Afghanistan 8.82 2011
82 Dominica 8.01 2002
83 Sudan 7.45 2009
84 Kyrgyz Republic 7.30 2012
85 Ghana 5.99 2012
86 Côte d'Ivoire 5.78 2002
87 Mozambique 5.40 2008
88 Montenegro 5.09 2011
89 Lebanon 4.83 2004
90 Venezuela 4.74 2006
91 Kiribati 4.57 2006
92 Nigeria 3.44 2012
93 Papua New Guinea 3.36 2009
94 Palau 2.90 2006
95 The Gambia 2.87 1998
96 Niger 2.74 2011
97 Burkina Faso 2.29 2014
98 Bhutan 2.25 2012
99 Solomon Islands 1.58 2005
100 Congo 0.92 2005
101 Cameroon 0.87 2014
102 Haiti 0.75 2001
103 Chad 0.57 2011
104 Zambia 0.57 2010
105 Central African Republic 0.57 2008
106 Madagascar 0.24 2010

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual