Mongolia

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 213,580
  • % of total
  • 6.8%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 764,280
  • % of total
  • 24.5%
  • Total pension coverage*
  • 100%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • East Asia & Pacific
  • Income group
  • Lower middle income

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

Data on social pensions

Social welfare pension

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Social welfare pension
  • Administrative Organisation
  • Pension Scheme of the Social Welfare Fund
  • Legislative Underpinning
  • Law on Social Welfare (19 January 2012), Art 12.1.1 Reimbursements and assistance services for older persons,Law on Social Security of Senior Citizens (2005); Art. 5.1.1–5.1.11

2015

Social protection assessment based national dialogue. Definition and cost of a social protection floor in Mongolia (UN/ILO/ Government of Mongolia report)

Eligibility criteria

  • Age of eligibility
  • 60 (men) 55 (women)
  • Targeting approach
  • Means-tested
  • Detailed eligibility criteria
  • Not eligible for a contributory pension and extremely poor. Targeting takes into consideration measurement of household capability as well as measurements of the economic situation of the household. Target include all men of age 60 and above, all women of age 55 and above; single mothers age 45 or fathers age 50 heading a family of at least four children under age 18.
  • References and notes

2015

The National Statistical office of Mongolia : Social and economic situation of Mongolia (As of the first 9 months of 2015)

Adequacy

2013

Social protection assessment based national dialogue. Definition and cost of a social protection floor in Mongolia (UN/ILO/ Government of Mongolia report)

Coverage

2015

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Cost

  • Total cost (local currency)
  • 2,569,974,000 Tugriks
  • Cost as % of GDP
  • 0.0%
  • References and notes

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