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Moldova, Republic of

  • Basic country data

  • Population over 60 in 2010:
  • 570,172 (16%)
  • Projected population over 60 in 2050:
  • 992,808 (35%)
  • Poverty rate of total population:
  • 2%
  • Income of country:
  • Lower middle income
  • Social pension?
  • Yes
  • Scheme information

  • Scheme information: State Social Allocation for Elderly Persons
  • Year introduced:
  • 1999
  • Monthly pension benefit:
  • 100 Lei (5 US$)
  • 3.57 % of average income
  • 26 % of international poverty line
  • Age of eligiblity:
  • 62(men) 57(women)
  • Targeting:
  • Pensions-tested
  • % of population over 60 covered:
  • 1%
  • Total cost:
  • 0.01% of GDP

Resources on the pension in Moldova, Republic of

  • Older citizen monitoring

    Year: 2016 | Published by: HelpAge International

    Author: A. Livingstone, C. Knox-Vydmanov, L. Donaldson and A. Heslop

    This report provides insight into the HelpAge network's experience of older citizen monitoring (OCM) since 2002. OCM is a form of community based monitoring,...

  • Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Europe, 2012

    Year: 2012 | Published by: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association

    Author: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association (ISSA)

  • Government of Moldova: Annual Social Report (2008)

    Year: 2009

    Author: Government of Moldova

    This Social Report is a summary of the main characteristics of social protection policies as a whole, and reflects the results achieved in 2008,...

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