Madagascar

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 1,276,818
  • % of total
  • 4.9%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 4,551,624
  • % of total
  • 17.3%
  • Total pension coverage*
  • 5%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • No
  • Region
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Income group
  • Low income

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

Data on social pensions

Resources on the pension in Madagascar

  • Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Africa, 2009

    Year: 2009 | Published by: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association

    Author: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association (ISSA)

    The third issue in the current four-volume series of Social Security Programs Throughout the World reports on the countries of Africa. The combined findings...

  • Ageing and poverty in africa and the role of social pensions

    Year: 2005 | Published by: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)

    Author: N. Kakwani, K. Subbarao

    In many low income African countries, three factors are placing an undue burden on the elderly. First, the burden on the elderly has enormously...

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