Austria

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 2,231,590
  • % of total
  • 25.5%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 3,307,280
  • % of total
  • 37.8%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • No
  • Region
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Income group
  • High income

Data on social pensions

Means-tested equalisation supplement (Ausgleichszulage)

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Means-tested equalisation supplement (Ausgleichszulage)
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 2010
  • Administrative Organisation
  • The benefits are managed at regional level by the district administrative authorities or municipalities
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Annex IIa to Regulation (EEC) no. 1408/71

2014

European Minimum Income Network country report: Austria (EC Report)

Statutory retirement age in Austria

Eligibility criteria

2014

European Minimum Income Network country report: Austria (EC Report)

Adequacy

  • Monthly benefit (local currency)
  • 857.73 Euro
  • US$
  • 925
  • % of GDP per capita
  • 26.6%
  • $ PPP
  • 1,033.4
  • % of $1.90 poverty line (PPP)
  • 1,788%
  • Local amount detailed/other benefits
  • For single pensioners (including widows/widowers)
  • References and notes

2013

Social Protection in Austria (Ministry of Social Affairs)

Coverage

2014

Social Protection in Austria (Ministry of Social Affairs)

Cost

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