Coverage of social safety net programs in richest 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/)

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Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Mongolia 99.67 2012
2 Azerbaijan 88.97 2008
3 Peru 80.65 2012
4 Malaysia 71.03 2008
5 Thailand 68.31 2013
6 Iraq 61.53 2012
7 Liberia 57.15 2007
8 Bolivia 54.18 2012
9 Slovak Republic 53.79 2009
10 Russia 53.42 2014
11 Lithuania 47.16 2008
12 Jamaica 45.01 2010
13 Hungary 42.49 2007
14 Botswana 42.28 2009
15 Belarus 41.87 2013
16 Romania 41.81 2012
17 Latvia 40.39 2009
18 Mauritius 40.02 2012
19 Chile 37.39 2013
20 Mauritania 37.28 2014
21 Uganda 35.35 2012
22 Malawi 34.06 2013
23 Ecuador 33.66 2012
24 Ukraine 33.25 2013
25 Jordan 31.79 2010
26 Uruguay 30.18 2012
27 Egypt 30.18 2008
28 Timor-Leste 29.84 2011
29 Rwanda 29.26 2010
30 Honduras 29.01 2011
31 Nepal 28.69 2010
32 Gabon 28.31 2005
33 Sierra Leone 27.60 2011
34 Vietnam 27.53 2014
35 Lesotho 27.10 2014
36 Guatemala 26.69 2011
37 Indonesia 25.16 2014
38 Poland 24.63 2012
39 El Salvador 24.25 2012
40 Bulgaria 24.23 2007
41 Mexico 24.14 2012
42 Kazakhstan 24.13 2010
43 Nicaragua 23.36 2009
44 Swaziland 22.62 2009
45 Cabo Verde 22.49 2007
46 South Africa 22.35 2010
47 Moldova 21.37 2013
48 Armenia 19.64 2014
49 Paraguay 18.58 2011
50 Tanzania 18.37 2012
51 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18.25 2007
52 Morocco 18.16 2009
53 Georgia 17.89 2011
54 Dem. Rep. Congo 17.75 2012
55 Panama 16.87 2012
56 Colombia 15.48 2012
57 Senegal 14.54 2011
58 Brazil 13.74 2012
59 Zimbabwe 13.65 2007
60 Costa Rica 12.94 2012
61 Dominican Republic 12.06 2012
62 Belize 11.89 2009
63 Kenya 10.30 2005
64 Tunisia 10.28 2010
65 Albania 10.02 2012
66 Fiji 10.00 2008
67 Sri Lanka 9.18 2012
68 Côte d'Ivoire 8.95 2002
69 Argentina 8.92 2012
70 Yemen 8.91 2005
71 Croatia 8.70 2010
72 Ethiopia 8.18 2010
73 Tajikistan 7.03 2011
74 Papua New Guinea 5.83 2009
75 India 5.31 2011
76 Pakistan 5.26 2013
77 Philippines 4.84 2013
78 Bangladesh 4.76 2010
79 Ghana 4.62 2012
80 Lebanon 4.59 2004
81 The Gambia 4.45 1998
82 Djibouti 4.39 2012
83 Afghanistan 4.37 2011
84 Serbia 3.84 2010
85 Solomon Islands 3.73 2005
86 Mozambique 3.52 2008
87 Turkey 3.50 2012
88 Kiribati 3.24 2006
89 Kyrgyz Republic 3.06 2012
90 Dominica 3.04 2002
91 Venezuela 2.88 2006
92 Namibia 2.81 2009
93 Burkina Faso 2.80 2014
94 Cameroon 2.35 2014
95 Sudan 2.33 2009
96 Niger 2.28 2011
97 Nigeria 1.71 2012
98 Bhutan 1.40 2012
99 Montenegro 1.19 2011
100 Congo 1.13 2005
101 Haiti 1.07 2001
102 Central African Republic 0.96 2008
103 Palau 0.84 2006
104 Chad 0.80 2011
105 Madagascar 0.47 2010
106 Zambia 0.36 2010

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual