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Headline data

Source: Armstat

Geographical Area: Armenia

Unit of Measurement: %

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

Indicator description

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of beneficiaries , the recipients of social assistance (including family benefits) in the total population (or group) by the total number of population (or group).

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Social assistance - a set of social services provided to the family in order to prevent or alleviate the difficulties of life, to meet their basic needs, to integrate into society, as well as to prevent the difficult situation of life.


The ratio of the poor receiving social assistance (including family benefit) to the total number of poor.

Comments and limitations

The main source of information is a Integrated Living Conditions Survey (ILCS) (

Data last updated Jan 17, 2022
Metadata last updated Nov 15, 2020

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

Share of poor population who receive social assistance, including family benefit

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Organisation Armstat , Integrated Living Conditions Survey of households (ILCS)
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