Basic country data
- Population over 60 in 2010:
- 14,518,155 (23%)
- Projected population over 60 in 2050:
- 29,668,721 (39%)
- Income of country:
- High income: OECD
- Social pension?
- Scheme information: Allocation de Solidarité aux Personnes Agées (ASPA)
- Year introduced:
- Monthly pension benefit:
- 742 Euros (981 US$)
- 27.38 % of average income
- 2136 % of international poverty line
- Age of eligiblity:
- % of population over 60 covered:
- Total cost:
- 0.25% of GDP
Resources on the pension in France
French. This Government website provides information on l'ASPA - France's social pension.
Year: 2011 | Published by: OECD
Country Profile from OECD's "Pensions at a glance 2011: Retirement-income systems of OECD countries".
Year: 2010 | Published by: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association
The first issue in the current four-volume series of Social Security Programs Throughout the World reports on the countries of Europe. The combined findings...
Year: 2010 | Published by: United Nations Human Rights Council
To collect information to prepare the 2010 annual report of the independent expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty, a questionnaire...