Latvia

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 514,219
  • % of total
  • 26.6%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 535,702
  • % of total
  • 27.8%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Income group
  • High income

Data on social pensions

State social security benefit

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • State social security benefit
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 1990
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Article 18 of the 1997 Law on Social Assistance

2015

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Europe, 2014

Government of Latvia: Social Security State Benefit (Webpage)

Eligibility criteria

2015

Government of Latvia: Social Security State Benefit (Webpage)

Government of Latvia: Social Security State Benefit (Webpage)

Adequacy

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