Comparative Welfare Entitlements Dataset , CWED



The Comparative Welfare States Dataset contains statistics and indices on welfare state, economic, institutional, political, policy and demographic topics. Data is available for 22 rich democracies worldwide covering the period 1960-2013.

Data Providers

LIS Cross-national data center in Luxembourg

Data Collection

Periodicity of collection

Years covered differ per indicator.

Type of information available

  • Text Documents Available
  • Indicators available
  • Guidelines for use available
  • Search or browse function available online


Freely accessible without registration

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