|Total population (million):||206.1|
|Percentage 65 or older:||7.6|
|Dependency ratio (a):||45.1|
|Life expectancy at birth (years) - Men:||70.4|
|Life expectancy at birth (years) - Women:||78.0|
|Statutory pensionable age - Men:||65|
|Statutory pensionable age - Women:||60|
|GDP per capita (USD):||15838|
SOURCES: The World Bank, World Development Indicators, available at http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=world-development-indicators; U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, The World Factbook, available at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/; the country summaries in the publication: ISSA; SSA. Social security programs throughout the world – Americas 2015 (Washington, DC and Geneva).
NOTES: The age shown in the table is the general pensionable age or the age that applies to the largest covered population. GDP = gross domestic product; PPP = purchasing power parity. GDP estimates are converted into international dollars using PPP rates. Indicators and statistics are compiled as part of the research carried out by the ISSA in co-operation with the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) for the publication: ISSA; SSA. Social security programs throughout the world – Americas 2015 (Washington, DC and Geneva).
a. Population aged 14 or younger plus population aged 65 or older, divided by population aged 15–64.
b. General early pensionable age only; excludes early pensionable ages for specific groups of employees.
c. The country has no early pensionable age, has one only for specific groups, or information is not available.
d. Regardless of age but subject to other requirements.
e. Urban workers.
Books, reports and articles
Brésil. La protection sociale publique sous les gouvernements Lula et Dilma : entre avancée et recul des droits sociaux
Marques; Rosa Maria. 2015. p 30-38.
2013. 9 p.
Nagamine Costanzi, Rogério; Duarte Barbosa, Edvaldo; Da Silva Bichara, Julimar. 2013. p 549-557.
Socially responsible investment, decent work and pension funds. Concepts and international experiences
Fiscal space and the extension of social protection : lessons learnt from developing countries : Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Lesotho, Namibia, Thailand and South Africa