Kazakhstan

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 2,081,960
  • % of total
  • 11.3%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 4,418,405
  • % of total
  • 24.0%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Income group
  • Upper middle income

Data on social pensions

State Basic Pension

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • State Basic Pension
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 1990
  • Administrative Organisation
  • The Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Article 67 of Act no. 137-1 of 1997 on Pensions in the Republic of Kazakhstan

2015

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2012

Retirement: pension amount, pension age and change in pension legislation

Eligibility criteria

2015

Retirement: pension amount, pension age and change in pension legislation

Adequacy

2015

The Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Information about Pension and Social Security Page)

Coverage

2015

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Cost

  • Total cost (local currency)
  • 263,604,468,000 Tenge
  • Cost as % of GDP
  • 0.7%
  • References and notes

Resources on the pension in Kazakhstan

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