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Social Protection

Building social protection floors and comprehensive social security systems

Social Protection Floors cost calculator

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Methodological remarks:
Calculations include only the cost of non-contributory social assistance benefits for the specified population - it does not include social insurance. Social insurance is financed by employers and workers contributions, and delivers higher benefits.

Children

Cost as % of GDP of a child benefit of to all children (Less than 15 years old) of 100 % of the poverty line

This benefit consists of a Cash transfer to families with children of the selected age groups. Administration costs are included.*

Age groups included:

% of the poverty line *

 

Disability

Cost of a benefit of 100 % of the poverty line to all persons with severe disabilities as % of GDP

Benefit consists of a cash transfer to people with disabilities at active ages (15-64). Administration costs are included.*

% of the poverty line *

 

Maternity

Cost of a benefit during 4 months of 100 % of the poverty line to all mothers with newborns as % of GDP

The benefit consists of a Cash transfer to every pregnant woman for a period of four months. Medical costs are not included. Administration costs are included.*

% of the poverty line *

 

Orphans

Cost of a benefit of 100 % of the poverty line to all orphans as % of GDP

The benefit consists of a Cash transfer to children under 15 years who have lost both parents. Administration costs are included.*

% of the poverty line *

 

Pensions

Cost as % of GDP of a benefit of 100 % of the poverty line to all persons aged 65 and over

The benefit is a cash transfer to people aged 65 or older. It can be limited to those who fall below the poverty line. Administration costs are included.*

% of the poverty line *

 

Public Works

Cost of an unemployment support of 100 % of the poverty line to one person per vulnerable household during 100 days as % of GDP

The benefit consists of an employment guarantee for one person at working age per vulnerable household. Administration costs are included.*

% of the poverty line *

Set a number of working days garanteed per year *