Moldova, Republic of

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 728,108
  • % of total
  • 18.0%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 1,135,954
  • % of total
  • 28.1%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Income group
  • Lower middle income

Data on social pensions

State Social Allocation for Elderly Persons

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • State Social Allocation for Elderly Persons
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 1999
  • Administrative Organisation
  • Ministry of Labor, Social Protection and Family
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Law no. 156-XIV

2008

Government of Moldova: Annual Social Report (2014)

Eligibility criteria

  • Age of eligibility
  • 62(men) 57(women)
  • Targeting approach
  • Pensions-tested
  • Detailed eligibility criteria
  • Paid to citizens of pensionable age who do not satisfy the qualifying conditions for the old-age pension (social insurance based on years of work).
  • References and notes

2015

Government of Moldova: Annual Social Report (2014)

Adequacy

2015

Government of Moldova: Annual Social Report (2014)

Coverage

2015

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Cost

  • Total cost (local currency)
  • 5,983,200 Lei
  • Cost as % of GDP
  • 0.0%
  • References and notes

Resources on the pension in Moldova, Republic of

  • Older citizen monitoring

    Year: 2016 | Published by: HelpAge International

    Author: A. Livingstone, C. Knox-Vydmanov, L. Donaldson and A. Heslop

    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,...

  • Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Europe, 2012

    Year: 2012 | Published by: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association

    Author: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association (ISSA)

  • Government of Moldova: Annual Social Report (2008)

    Year: 2009

    Author: Government of Moldova

    This Social Report is a summary of the main characteristics of social protection policies as a whole, and reflects the results achieved in 2008,...

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