Basic country data
- Population over 60 in 2010:
- 354,796 (5%)
- Projected population over 60 in 2050:
- 1,968,298 (17%)
- Poverty rate of total population:
- Income of country:
- Low income
- Social pension?
- Scheme information: Old age pension
- Monthly pension benefit:
- 40 somoni (8 US$)
- 12.53 % of average income
- 57 % of international poverty line
- Age of eligiblity:
- 65 (men) 60 (women)
Resources on the pension in Tajikistan
Year: 2012 | Published by: ADB
This publication aims to address the knowledge gap of social pension reform in Asia and the Pacific. In particular, it examines what has been...
This NATLEX webpage provides information on the legislative base of Tajikistan's social pension.
Off the grid: exploring the expanding informal economy and threats to old-age social protection in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
Year: 2011 | Published by: HelpAge International
This paper looks at the impact that Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan's growing informal economy could have on their pension systems.
Year: 2011 | Published by: ADB
This paper provides an overview of social protection programs in Tajikistan - including the social pension.
Year: 2009 | Published by: University of Southampton
This paper examines the effect of Tajikistan's transition to a market economy on the wellbeing of older people.