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End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Indicator 1.3.1: Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems, by sex, distinguishing children, unemployed persons, older persons, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, newborns, work-injury victims and the poor and the vulnerable

Percent of population who have earned Social Security retirement, survivors and disability insurance coverage

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from US statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from US statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other US-specific metadata information.

Actual indicator available Estimated size of the population in the Social Security area and percentage fully insured, by sex and age
Actual indicator available - description The “percentage insured” is the relationship of individuals who have earned Social Security retirement, survivors and disability insurance coverage based on their covered earnings histories.
Date of national source publication April 2017
Method of computation
Periodicity Calendar year
Scheduled update by national source April 2018
U.S. method of computation The U.S. Census Bureau provides the population counts to SSA. Insured percentages are based on application of counts in SSA’s Continuous Work History Sample to the population estimates.
Comments and limitations Population estimates are subject to revision based on data that are more recent.
Date metadata updated October 2017
Disaggregation geography None
Unit of measurement Persons
Disaggregation categories None
International and national references
Time period Calendar year 2000 through 2016
Scheduled update by SDG team

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems, by sex, distinguishing children, unemployed persons, older persons, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, newborns, work-injury victims and the poor and the vulnerable
Target name Implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable.
Global indicator description
UN designated tier 2
UN custodial agency ILO (Partnering Agencies: World Bank)
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Organisation Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 4.C.5. – 2015 and prior year publications
Agency Staff Name Neil Veenis
Agency Survey Dataset Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, Table 4.C.5. – 2015 and prior year publications
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