Visualisation: Cost of social pensions

The chart below shows the cost of social pensions as a share of GDP. This gives a sense of the scale expenditure on social pensions relative to the size of each country's economy. The chart only shows schemes costing at least 0.1 per cent of GDP.

Use the filters on the right to filter countries by region and level of economic development.

Click on the download icon at the bottom right of the chart to access the data in your customised table or download an image. You can also download the full database in Excel.