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SOCIAL SECURITY STATISTICS-2006 – 2011


SOCIAL SECURITY STATISTICS

2006 – 2011
Highlights – Republic of Mauritius
 
1.       The number of beneficiaries of Basic Retirement Pension, that is persons aged 60 years and over, increased by 27.6% from 126,344 in June 2006 to 161,219 in December 2011. The total amount paid by government to old-age pensioners was Rs 7,171 million in 2011 compared to Rs 4,129 million in 2005/2006.
2.       There were 21,503 Basic Widow’s Pensioners in December 2011 compared to 22,973 in June 2006, showing a decrease of 6.4%.  However, the amount disbursed increased from Rs 688 million in 2005/2006 to Rs 894 million in 2011.
3.       The number of Basic Invalid’s Pensioners increased by 10.4%, from 27,638 in June 2006 to 30,516 in December 2011. The total amount disbursed rose from Rs 995 million in 2005/2006 to Rs 1,338 million in 2011.
4.       The number of beneficiaries of Basic Orphan’s Pension decreased from 434 in June 2006 to 371 in December 2011. However, expenditure on Basic Orphan’s Pension and Guardian’s allowance rose from Rs 15 million in 2005/2006 to Rs 24 million in 2011.
5.       In December 2011, 20,191 families benefited from Social Aid compared to 17,100 in June 2006. The amount paid increased from Rs 349 million in 2005/2006 to Rs 659 million in 2011.
6.       It is expected that the number of beneficiaries of Basic Retirement Pension, which was around 161,200 in December 2011 will more than double to reach 369,200 in forty years. Likewise, based on the same rate as applicable in 2011, the amount to be disbursed in 2051 also will more than double to reach Rs 17.1 billion compared to Rs 7.2 billion in 2011.
                                              
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