Different countries call their systems and registries in different ways depending on their historical trajectory. Depending on the country, the term ‘Single Registry’ has been used as a synonym of Social Registry, or Integrated Beneficiary Registry – both components of an Integrated Information System for Social Protection.
Sources: Barca (2017). Integrating data and information management for social protection: social registries and integrated beneficiary registries; Leite et al (2017). Social Registries for Social Assistance and Beyond: A Guidance Note & Assessment Tool. Also, join our Online Community on the topic if you want to know more!