Kosovo

Basic country data

  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes

Data on social pensions

Old age "basic pension"

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Old age "basic pension"
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 2002
  • Administrative Organisation
  • Pension Administrative department of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Law no. 04 / L-101 on Pension Funds in Kosovo

2015 : The Law that is currently in force was adopted in 2012 and fully retains the concept established by UNMIK Regulation No. 2001/35.

Social Protection in Kosovo

Kosovo Agency of Statistics: Publication of Social Welfare Statistics 2014

Eligibility criteria

2015

Social Protection in Kosovo

Kosovo Agency of Statistics: Publication of Social Welfare Statistics 2014

Adequacy

2014

Kosovo Agency of Statistics: Publication of Social Welfare Statistics 2014

Coverage

2014

Kosovo Agency of Statistics: Publication of Social Welfare Statistics 2014

Cost

Resources on the pension in Kosovo

  • Social protection and social inclusion in Kosovo

    Year: 2008

    Author: European Commission

    This paper analyses the structure and perspectives of modernisation of the social protection system of Kosovo under UN Security Council Resolution 1244. It includes...

  • The Kosovo Pension Reform: Achievements and Lessons

    Year: 2007 | Published by: World Bank

    Author: J. Gubbels, D. Snelbecker L. Zezulin

    This paper tells the story of the Kosovo reform and draws policy and implementation lessons from the experience. The paper discusses policy issues and...

  • Social Pensions Part I: Their Role in the Overall Pension System

    Year: 2006 | Published by: World Bank

    Author: R. Palacios, O. Sluchynsky

    Cash transfers for the elderly with little or no link to previous contribution or work history are employed in many countries to provide income...

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