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[IWS] ILO: SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR OLDER WORKERS: KEY POLICY TRENDS AND STATISTICS [30 September 2014]
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SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR OLDER WORKERS: KEY POLICY TRENDS AND STATISTICS [30 September 2014]
[full-text, 150 pages]
This policy paper: (i) provides a global overview of the organization of pension systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social security, in 178 countries; (ii) analyses trends and recent policies, e.g. extension of coverage in a large number of low- and middle-income countries; (iii) presents the negative impacts of fiscal consolidation and adjustment measures in a number of higher-income economies; and (iv) calls for the expansion of social protection in pursuit of crisis recovery, inclusive development and social justice.
Press Release 30 September 2014
Almost half the world’s older persons lack pensions
ILO report says 52 per cent of older persons receive a pension, but levels are inadequate and the trend has been worsened by fiscal consolidation.
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