Indonesia

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 23,748,113
  • % of total
  • 8.9%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 61,729,404
  • % of total
  • 23.1%
  • Total pension coverage*
  • 14%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes (regional only)
  • Region
  • East Asia & Pacific
  • Income group
  • Lower middle income

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

Data on social pensions

Asistensi Sosial Usia Lanjut (ASLUT) (Social Assistance for Older Persons) previously called Jaminan Sosial Lanjut Usia (JSLU) (Social cash transfer for the elderly)

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Asistensi Sosial Usia Lanjut (ASLUT) (Social Assistance for Older Persons) previously called Jaminan Sosial Lanjut Usia (JSLU) (Social cash transfer for the elderly)
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 2006
  • Administrative Organisation
  • Ministry of Social Affairs (Kementerian Sosial Republik Indonesia)
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Law no 40 of 2004

2014

Social Assistance for the Elderly in Indonesia: an Empirical Assessment of the ASLUT Programme

Eligibility criteria

  • Age of eligibility
  • 70 (60 if chronically ill)
  • Targeting approach
  • Means-tested
  • Detailed eligibility criteria
  • • Older persons 60 years and older who suffer from chronic diseases, whose lives depend on others’ assistance, or who are bedridden, have no income sources, or are poor and neglected. • Older persons aged 70 years and older without the potential for empowerment and independence, who have no income sources or who are poor and neglected. • Those elderly who own a resident identity card (kartu tanda penduduk), family card (kartu keluarga), or statement letter (surat keterangan tidak mampu or SKTM) of poverty validated by the village head.
  • References and notes

2015

Social Assistance for the Elderly in Indonesia: an Empirical Assessment of the ASLUT Programme

Social Assistance for the Elderly in Indonesia: an Empirical Assessment of the ASLUT Programme

Adequacy

2013

Social Assistance for the Elderly in Indonesia: an Empirical Assessment of the ASLUT Programme

Coverage

2012

Social Assistance for the Elderly in Indonesia: an Empirical Assessment of the ASLUT Programme

Cost

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