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Other Social security statistical databases

This database is divided in two parts:
The Social Security Programmes and Mechanisms database presents the social security systems worldwilde.

The description of social security programmes (163 questions) was mainly based on Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW), a publication related to International Social Security Association activities.

Alternative sources used mainly for European, CIS and OECD countries are i) MISSOC, Social Protection in the Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area 2000, European Commission.(18 countries)and ii) MISSCEO Mutual Information System on Social Protection of the Council of Europe
The Social Security Expenditure database. Information concerning social security expenditures, total and per branch (10 questions) was collected from:
  • ILO Cost of Social Security Inquiries
  • Eurostat
  • World Bank (World Development Indicators)
  • International Financial Statistics
  • World Health Organisation (World Health Report)
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OLISNET)

The Social Security Database [details]