Coverage of social safety net programs in 4th quintile (% of population) - Country Ranking - Central America & the Caribbean

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 Jamaica 58.17 2010
2 Guatemala 53.56 2011
3 El Salvador 47.48 2012
4 Honduras 40.43 2011
5 Panama 37.71 2012
6 Costa Rica 32.91 2012
7 Nicaragua 31.97 2009
8 Dominican Republic 31.06 2012
9 Belize 16.32 2009
10 Dominica 2.93 2002
11 Haiti 0.63 2001

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual