Enhancing ADB’s Support for Social Protection to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals: Bangladesh - 2018 Social Protection Indicator

Consultants' Reports | April 2023

Bangladesh's overall Social Protection Indicator (SPI) for 2018 is 1.24%, implying that the average per capita social protection expenditure is 1.24% of GDP per capita. Social assistance has the highest SPI (0.60%), followed by social insurance (0.42%) and labor market programs (0.22%). A comparison between 2015 and 2018 data reveals that the overall SPI increased by 0.12% or about 0.04 percentage points per year during the period.

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This document dated April 2023 is provided for the ADB project 52012-001 in Bangladesh.