Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 7,946,063
  • % of total
  • 8.0%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 23,689,113
  • % of total
  • 23.8%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Income group
  • Lower middle income

Data on social pensions

MOSA Social Solidarity pensions

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • MOSA Social Solidarity pensions
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 1980
  • Administrative Organisation
  • Ministry of Social Solidarity provides general supervision.
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Section 5, Law 112 of 1980

Eligibility criteria

2014

Food subsidy system, market regulation to control inflation: Ministers Ahram Online, Monday 7 Jul 2014 (News Article).

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