Social protection expenditure and performance in the Philippines

Social protection expenditure and performance review in the Philippines

The report is an attempt to take stock of all social protection interventions employed in the country and assess their performace in terms of costs and coverage.

The report is structured as follows: (a) describe an overview of the country’s economic development as well as demographic trends, public spending on social services, the patterns of income distribution and health status will be discussed and analyzed; (b) a review of the existing social protection schemes in terms of benefits, financial operations and administration; (c) provides an analysis of overall and scheme-specific social protection expenditure; and (d) assesses the extent of social protection coverage.