Disability Benefit Database


This is our unique Disability Benefits Database

The database provides a global overview of social protection schemes for persons with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries, including transfer levels and number of recipients. It is regularly updated and if you have any information on schemes, contact us by clicking here.

Disability benefits around the world: visualisation by country

The visualisation below draws on our database of disability benefits in over 40 countries around the world.

How to use

  1. Select a country from the drop-down
  2. Choose a scheme from that country
  3. The graph displays how the scheme compares to regional averages (scheme is the bar on the right), and key information, including selection criteria, number of recipients and value of transfer, as well as % GDP spent on the scheme.

Click the button above to download the full dataset in Excel.