Safety Net Spending database - Comparative Data compiled from World Bank Analytic Work

This spreadsheet presents the estimates of spending on social safety nets and social protection more broadly from 75 countries based on World Bank reports that tried to compile comprehensive country-specific numbers on the subject.  Details of the methods used to find pertinent reports and interpret the data are given in Box 1 below. In addition, this file contains a number of graphs generated using this data as well as data on health and education expenditures and GDP/capita PPP*.