This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.
Enrollment in CalFresh, Medical, SSI (Supplemental Security Income), and Unemployment.
Social protection in the United States, as outlined in the Social Security Act of 1965, consists of three overarching services: benefits to workers and their families; health insurance programs (Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program); and other safety net programs that provide aid to individuals and families facing hardship.
Los Angeles County
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Total enrollment and Percentage of total population
CalFresh is California’s food stamps (SNAP) program. Medi-Cal is a program that offers free or low-cost health coverage for children and adults with limited income and resources. If you qualify, you can enroll in Medi-Cal year-round. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues. ESL stands for English as a Second Language.
Percentage of total population was calculated by dividing the total enrollment number by the total County population in that year.
|WCCD/ISO 37120 Indicators on City Data Alignment|
|Data last updated||2021-11-24: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|
|Metadata last updated||2021-11-24: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|