Sao Tome and Principe

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 9,105
  • % of total
  • 4.4%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 34,100
  • % of total
  • 16.3%
  • Total pension coverage*
  • 53%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • No
  • Region
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Income group
  • Lower middle income

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

Data on social pensions

Old-age social pension

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Old-age social pension

2014

The State of Social Safety Nets 2015 (World Bank)

Coverage

Resources on the pension in Sao Tome and Principe

  • Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Africa, 2009

    Year: 2009 | Published by: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association

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

    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...

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