Program scale and cost

Coverage and costs compared to CTs in other regions

greyfull-world-map Generally speaking, the relative representation of CTs’ administrative expenses decrease as the program’s coverage increases. For more specific information on administrative costs and CT coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa and around the world, click here. When comparing relative costs of CT programs in Sub-Saharan Africa with those of similar programs (CCTs, pensions, and UCTs) in other countries, African programs tend to take up a larger portion of relative income than programs in other countries. Clearly, these measures are a function of the CT programs’ coverage, transfer size, and efficiency, as well as the country’s relative wealth. To see more detailed information on this topic, please click here.