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Seychelles

  • Basic country data

  • Population over 60 in 2010:
  • 10,274 (0%)
  • Poverty rate of total population:
  • 2%
  • Income of country:
  • Upper middle income
  • Social pension?
  • Yes
  • Scheme information

  • Scheme information: Old-age pension (social security fund)
  • Year introduced:
  • 1979
  • Monthly pension benefit:
  • 2550 Rupees (2086 US$)
  • 18.17 % of average income
  • 668 % of international poverty line
  • Age of eligiblity:
  • 63.0
  • Targeting:
  • Universal
  • % of population over 60 covered:
  • 88%
  • Total cost:
  • 1.52% of GDP

Resources on the pension in Seychelles

  • Social security programs throughout the world: Africa, 2011

    Year: 2011

    Author: SSA

    Social security programs throughout the world: Africa, 2011 provides information on social security schemes throughout Africa.

  • ISSA: Seychelles (webpage)

    Year: 2011

    Author: ISSA

    ISSA webpage providing information on the social pension in the Seychelles.

  • Seychelles: Evaluation of retirement systems of countries within SADC

    Year: 2010 | Published by: Oxford Policy Management

    Author: Oxford Policy Management

    An evaluation of the retirement systems of the Seychelles. This report forms part of a wider series evaluating the retirement systems of the 15...

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