Singapore

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 1,182,719
  • % of total
  • 20.4%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 2,637,697
  • % of total
  • 45.5%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • No
  • Region
  • East Asia & Pacific
  • Income group
  • High income

Data on social pensions

Adequacy

  • Monthly benefit (local currency)

Coverage

  • Number of recipients

Cost

  • Total cost (local currency)

Resources on the pension in Singapore

  • Social Pensions in Singapore

    Year: 2014 | Published by: National University of Singapore

    Author: Azad Bali

    This documents contains a brief summary of Estimated Fiscal Cost (as share of GDP) of Hypothetical Social Pensions in Singapore.

  • Pensions at a glance - country profile: Singapore

    Year: 2012 | Published by: OECD

    Author: OECD

    Country profile from OECD's "Pensions at a glance: Asia/Pacific 2011".

  • Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2008

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

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

    The second issue in the current four-volume series of Social Security Programs Throughout the World reports on the countries of Asia and the Pacific....

  • Comparing pension schemes in Chile, Singapore, Brazil and South Africa

    Year: 2002 | Published by: University of Manchester

    Author: A. Barrientos

    The paper provides a comparative analysis of pension schemes in Chile, Singapore, Brazil and South Africa, in the context of their role in old...

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