Pro-poor public social spending

Proportion of government spending (cash benefits, education and the National Health Service) on the monetary poor, UK, from financial year ending 2001 to financial year ending 2021. Data provided by Effects of Taxes and Benefits - Office for National Statistics.

This indicator was added following indicator changes from the United Nations 2020 Comprehensive Review. The indicator it replaced has been archived.


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Source: Effects of Taxes and Benefits - Office for National Statistics

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

Footnote: Data represents financial years.

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

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.

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