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Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2010

Title:
Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Asia and the Pacific, 2010
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SSA Publication 13 11802. Second issue in the current four-volume series. Barbara Kritzer and John Jankowski managed the preparation of this report. This issue reports on the countries of Asia and the Pacific. Data reported are based on laws and regulations in force in July 2010 or on the last date for which information has been received.

This second issue in the current four-volume series of Social Security Programs Throughout the World reports on the countries of Asia and the Pacific. The combined findings of this series also includes volumes on Europe, Africa, and the Americas.  Each volume highlights features of social security programs in the particular region.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Sources of Information ....................................................................................................... 1

Types of Programs

Employment-Related ............................................................................................................. 2

Universal................................................................................................................................ 3

Means-Tested ......................................................................................................................... 3

Other Types of Programs....................................................................................................... 3

Format of Country Summaries

Old Age, Disability, and Survivors........................................................................................ 4

Sickness and Maternity ......................................................................................................... 8

Work Injury............................................................................................................................ 11

Unemployment....................................................................................................................... 13

Family Allowances................................................................................................................ 15

Tables

1. Types of social security programs.................................................................................... 17

2. Types of mandatory systems for retirement income ........................................................ 19

3. Demographic and other statistics related to social security, 2010 ................................... 21

4. Contribution rates for social security programs, 2010 ..................................................... 23

Country Summaries

Armenia .................................................27

Australia................................................. 32

Azerbaijan.............................................. 41

Bahrain................................................... 47

Bangladesh............................................. 52

Brunei ....................................................54

Burma (Myanmar)................................. 57

China......................................................60

Fiji ..........................................................66

Georgia...................................................68

Hong Kong............................................. 71

India ....................................................... 76

Indonesia................................................82

Iran.........................................................85

Israel.......................................................90

Japan ......................................................99

Jordan................................................... 107

Kazakhstan ...........................................111

Kiribati..................................................116

Kuwait.................................................. 118

Kyrgyzstan........................................... 121

Laos...................................................... 126

Lebanon ............................................... 130

Malaysia............................................... 133

Marshall Islands................................... 138

Micronesia ........................................... 140

Nepal.................................................... 142

New Zealand........................................ 145

Oman.................................................... 152

Pakistan................................................ 154

Palau..................................................... 157

Papua New Guinea .............................. 159

Philippines........................................... 161

Samoa................................................... 167

Saudi Arabia ........................................ 169

Singapore ............................................. 172

Solomon Islands................................... 177

South Korea ......................................... 179

Sri Lanka ............................................. 185

Syria..................................................... 187

Taiwan.................................................. 190

Thailand............................................... 197

Turkey ..................................................202

Turkmenistan .......................................206

Uzbekistan ........................................... 211

Vanuatu................................................ 217

Vietnam................................................ 219

Yemen ..................................................224

Audience

Appropriate for academic and public libraries, experts, policymakers, international organizations, social service organizations, eldercare organizations and the general public.

Product Details

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USA Price:
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Publisher:
Social Security Administration, Office of Retirement and Disability Policy, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics
Author:
  • Kritzer, Barbara
Year/Pages:
2011: 226 p.
Key Phrases:
  • SSA Publication 13 11802
  • Foreign Social Security Programs
  • Income Maintenance Programs
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Social Security
  • Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income
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Item available Date:
03/16/2011
Last Status Update:
01/26/2017
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