Data platform: Asia and the Pacific Data platform: Asia and the Pacific

The data platform provides access to a comprehensive range of ISSA information, data and resources related to social security programmes in the region

Towards integrated and coordinated coverage

Data and key indicators 2015

The region's progress in coverage extension has been impressive. This has been driven by strong economic growth and increasing political support to extend coverage. While much international attention has focused on China, progress has been made throughout the region.

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The national social security programme information, indicators and statistics are collected through surveys and research carried out by the ISSA in co-operation with the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). Analytical articles are prepared by the ISSA General Secretariat, with external authors wherever these are recognized. Articles in the media monitor and external publications are selected by the ISSA documentation service.

The designations employed, which are in conformity with United Nations practice, and the presentation of material and maps therein do not imply the expression of any opinion on the part of the ISSA concerning the legal status of any country, area or territory or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers.

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