Belarus

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 2,061,417
  • % of total
  • 21.8%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 2,694,479
  • % of total
  • 28.5%
  • Total pension coverage*
  • 100%
  • Type of contributory pension
  • Social insurance system
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Income group
  • Upper middle income

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

Data on social pensions

Social Pension

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Social Pension
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 1990
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Constitution

2015

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Europe, 2014

Eligibility criteria

2015

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Europe, 2014

Adequacy

2011

Social Protection for Older Persons: Key Policy Trends and Statistics (ILO Paper)

Coverage

2015

HelpAge Calculation

Cost

  • Total cost (local currency)
  • 377,563,158,000 Belarusian Ruble
  • References and notes

Resources on the pension in Belarus

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