Ukraine

Basic country data

  • Population 60 and over (2018)
  • 10,329,323
  • % of total
  • 23.5%
  • Population 60 and over (2050)
  • 12,244,613
  • % of total
  • 27.8%
  • Does the country have a social pension?
  • Yes
  • Region
  • Europe & Central Asia
  • Income group
  • Lower middle income

Data on social pensions

Social pension + social pension supplement

Basic scheme information

Data on social pensions

  • Name of pension or programme
  • Social pension + social pension supplement
  • Year first social pension introduced
  • 1990

2012

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Europe, 2010

Eligibility criteria

  • Age of eligibility
  • 63 (men) 59 (women)
  • Targeting approach
  • Means-tested
  • Detailed eligibility criteria
  • In receipt of a low income. Non-working and not eligible for an old age pension. Social pension supplement is paid if the social pension is less than the minimum subsistence level for people with a disability. Women's age of eligibility gradually rising to age 63 in 2021
  • References and notes

2010

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Europe, 2010

Adequacy

  • Monthly benefit (local currency)
  • 695 Hryvnias
  • US$
  • 59
  • % of GDP per capita
  • 35.3%
  • $ PPP
  • 194.8
  • % of $1.90 poverty line (PPP)
  • 337%
  • Local amount detailed/other benefits
  • 695 Hryvnias a month is the maximum amount of the Social pension and social pensions supplement. Amount is tapered according to a means test.
  • References and notes

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