Coverage of social safety net programs in 3rd quintile (% 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/)

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Mongolia 99.92 2012
2 Thailand 94.95 2013
3 Slovak Republic 91.83 2009
4 Azerbaijan 89.29 2008
5 Peru 88.18 2012
6 Malaysia 82.68 2008
7 Chile 82.59 2013
8 Botswana 80.20 2009
9 Bolivia 77.69 2012
10 Iraq 77.17 2012
11 Jordan 75.41 2010
12 Ecuador 74.51 2012
13 Guatemala 70.56 2011
14 Russia 70.30 2014
15 South Africa 68.23 2010
16 Indonesia 67.14 2014
17 Jamaica 65.63 2010
18 Mexico 64.25 2012
19 Uganda 63.54 2012
20 Liberia 63.03 2007
21 Romania 62.73 2012
22 El Salvador 61.41 2012
23 Lithuania 59.72 2008
24 Hungary 58.82 2007
25 Uruguay 57.12 2012
26 Swaziland 56.63 2009
27 Belarus 56.48 2013
28 Lesotho 55.66 2014
29 Panama 55.62 2012
30 Honduras 52.79 2011
31 Costa Rica 51.15 2012
32 Ukraine 49.39 2013
33 Gabon 48.77 2005
34 Latvia 48.68 2009
35 Mauritania 48.67 2014
36 Paraguay 47.96 2011
37 Colombia 46.23 2012
38 Malawi 45.53 2013
39 Egypt 45.47 2008
40 Mauritius 43.06 2012
41 Nicaragua 42.72 2009
42 Vietnam 41.41 2014
43 Nepal 39.85 2010
44 Morocco 39.17 2009
45 Timor-Leste 39.08 2011
46 Bulgaria 38.89 2007
47 Dominican Republic 36.02 2012
48 Poland 34.60 2012
49 Rwanda 32.54 2010
50 Georgia 31.97 2011
51 Sierra Leone 31.41 2011
52 Kazakhstan 29.90 2010
53 Armenia 27.01 2014
54 Sri Lanka 24.26 2012
55 Philippines 22.72 2013
56 Moldova 22.06 2013
57 Tanzania 22.02 2012
58 Croatia 21.05 2010
59 Cabo Verde 20.85 2007
60 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.17 2007
61 Brazil 20.09 2012
62 Albania 19.78 2012
63 Zimbabwe 18.93 2007
64 Kenya 18.47 2005
65 India 18.15 2011
66 Argentina 16.27 2012
67 Namibia 16.09 2009
68 Tunisia 15.10 2010
69 Yemen 14.19 2005
70 Belize 13.63 2009
71 Ethiopia 12.64 2010
72 Bangladesh 12.23 2010
73 Turkey 12.19 2012
74 Tajikistan 12.09 2011
75 Pakistan 10.87 2013
76 Dominica 9.99 2002
77 Fiji 9.43 2008
78 Senegal 9.31 2011
79 Dem. Rep. Congo 9.26 2012
80 Afghanistan 8.31 2011
81 Kyrgyz Republic 7.64 2012
82 Serbia 6.90 2010
83 Ghana 6.88 2012
84 Sudan 6.63 2009
85 Lebanon 6.11 2004
86 Kiribati 6.08 2006
87 Venezuela 5.64 2006
88 Côte d'Ivoire 5.57 2002
89 Mozambique 5.36 2008
90 Djibouti 5.10 2012
91 Nigeria 2.98 2012
92 Niger 2.85 2011
93 Montenegro 2.80 2011
94 Burkina Faso 2.66 2014
95 The Gambia 2.60 1998
96 Papua New Guinea 2.29 2009
97 Palau 1.72 2006
98 Bhutan 1.67 2012
99 Chad 1.46 2011
100 Solomon Islands 1.08 2005
101 Congo 0.88 2005
102 Central African Republic 0.87 2008
103 Zambia 0.72 2010
104 Cameroon 0.58 2014
105 Haiti 0.49 2001
106 Madagascar 0.15 2010

More rankings: Africa | Asia | Central America & the Caribbean | Europe | Middle East | North America | Oceania | South America | World |

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual