Where is the fiscal space for children

Review of social sector budgets in selected countries in South Asia, East Asia and the Pacific Islands

Young children in a classroom
UNICEF

Highlights

Where is the Fiscal Space for Children? is a regional study produced under the European Union – UNICEF Public Finance Facility in South Asia and East Asia. It examines trends in social sectors’ spending – health, education and social assistance – in selected countries in three subregions, namely South Asia, East Asia and the Pacific Islands, for the period 2017-2021. It identifies gaps against international and regional benchmarks and establishes strategic policy recommendations to address those gaps and bring sustainability in social sectors’ investment.

Author(s)
UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office
Publication date
Languages
English
ISBN
978-92-806-5437-0

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