Dominican republic

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 1,143,665
  • % of total
  • 10.5%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 2,812,863
  • % of total
  • 25.9%
  • Total pension coverage*
  • 11%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • No
  • Region
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • Income group
  • Upper middle income

% of older people (65+) receiving a pension, by type

Data on social pensions

The Nonagenarians Program (Programa Nonagenarios)

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • The Nonagenarians Program (Programa Nonagenarios)
  • Administrative Organisation
  • The program is managed by the State’s Public Health and Social Assistance Office (Secretaría de Estado de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social – SESPAS).
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Executive Decree

Resources on the pension in Dominican Republic

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