Author:International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
Economic Growth, Child-oriented policies, Poverty and Inequality, Social Protection and CCTs

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Abstract: "Lebanon is a middle-income country bordered by Syria and Israel, with an estimated population of 6 million people in 2016, of whom approximately 0.4 million are children under 5 years of age and 1.7 million are under 18. According to data from the 2011 Household Budgetary Survey, the national poverty rate in the country was 27 per cent, with remarkable regional disparities: 16 per cent in Beirut, but as high as 38 per cent in Bekaa and 36 per cent in North Lebanon". (...)

keywords: Non-contributory, social protection, child, equity, lens, Lebanon
Date Publication: 07/06/2018 - 08:12
Type/Issue: One Pager / 393
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English