Basic country data
- Population 60 and over (2018)
- % of total
- Population 60 and over (2050)
- % of total
- Total pension coverage*
- Does the country have a social pension?
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- Income group
- Lower middle income
% of older people (65+) receiving a pension, by type
Data on social pensions
Resources on the pension in Ghana
Year: 2016 | Published by: HelpAge International
This report provides insight into the HelpAge network's experience of older citizen monitoring (OCM) since 2002. OCM is a form of community based monitoring,...
This online news article documents a statement from the Government of Ghana that they are 'exploring measures to implement a social pension'.
Year: 2009 | Published by: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association
The third issue in the current four-volume series of Social Security Programs Throughout the World reports on the countries of Africa. The combined findings...
Year: 2009 | Published by: Unicef and ODI
This report examines the situation in five countries in west and central Africa with regard to fiscal space, with a view to identifying scope...
Year: 2005 | Published by: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
In many low income African countries, three factors are placing an undue burden on the elderly. First, the burden on the elderly has enormously...