Azerbaijan

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 1,050,395
  • % of total
  • 10.6%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 2,731,317
  • % of total
  • 27.5%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Income group
  • Upper middle income

Data on social pensions

Social Allowance (Old Age)

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Social Allowance (Old Age)
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 1990
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Social Allowance Law 2006

2015

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2014

Eligibility criteria

  • Age of eligibility
  • 67 (men) and 62 (women)
  • Targeting approach
  • Pensions-tested
  • Detailed eligibility criteria
  • Non-working and not eligible for the old-age labour pension. Age 57 for mothers who gave birth to and raised at least three children or one disabled child up to age 8.
  • References and notes

2015

Azerbaijan: Pensions and social assistance project (World Bank paper)

Adequacy

2015/2006

The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan: Pensions and Social Benefits

Coverage

  • Number of recipients
  • 230,935
  • Coverage of population over the age of eligibility
  • 36.1%
  • Coverage of population 60+
  • 23.6%
  • References and notes

2015

HelpAge Calculation

Cost

  • Total cost (local currency)
  • 166,273,200 New Manat
  • Cost as % of GDP
  • 0.3%
  • References and notes

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