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China
Total population:   1371.2
GDP per capita (USD):   14450
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Total population (million): 1371.2
Percentage 65 or older: 9.6
Dependency ratio (a): 36.6
Life expectancy at birth (years) - Men: 74.3
Life expectancy at birth (years) - Women: 77.3
Statutory pensionable age - Men: 60
Statutory pensionable age - Women: 60
GDP per capita (USD): 14450

SOURCES: The World Bank, World Development Indicators, available at http://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog/worlddevelopment-indicators; U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. The World Factbook (Washington D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency), available at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/index.html; the country summaries in the publication: ISSA; SSA. Social security programs throughout the world - Asia 2016 (Washington, DC and Geneva).

NOTES: 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 – Asia 2016 (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.

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Books, reports and articles

Social Protection Floors. Volume 1. Universal Schemes

Ortíz; Isabel; ; et al. ILO. 2016. 186

Progress towards universal health coverage in BRICS: translating economic growth into better health

In Bulletin of the World Health Organization , n° march
Rao; , Krishna; ; et al. 2014.

Special collection of articles on the BRICS and global health

In Bulletin of the World Health Organization , n° june
2014.

China's pension system : a vision

O'Keefe, Philip; Wang, Dewen; Sin, Yvonne; Hinz, Richard; Dorfman, Mark C.; Holzmann, Robert. The World Bank. 2013. 264

Comparative review of unemployment and employment insurance experiences in Asia and worldwide

et al.; Carter; John. ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. 2013. 128

Das Gesundheitssystem der V. R. China: Zwischen Privatisierung und öffentlicher Gesundheitsversorgung

In Internationale Revue für Soziale Sicherheit , n° 1, vol. 66
Liu, Dongmei; Darimont, Barbara. 2013. p 97 116.

El sistema de salud de China: entre la privatización y los servicios de salud pública

In Revista Internacional de Seguridad Social , n° 1, vol. 66
Liu, Dongmei; Darimont, Barbara. 2013. p 97 116.

Le système de santé de la République populaire de Chine: entre privatisation et système public de santé

In Revue internationale de sécurité sociale , n° 1, vol. 66
Liu, Dongmei; Darimont, Barbara. 2013. p 97 116.

Pension coverage in China and the expansion of the New Rural Social Pension

Vilela; Andrea. HelpAge International. 2013. 16

Tackling the Chinese Pension System

Pozen C.; Robert. Paulson Institute. 2013. 26

The Social Policies of Emerging Economies: Growth and Welfare in China and India

International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth - UNDP. 2013. 28 p.

The health care system of the People's Republic of China: Between privatization and public health care

In International Social Security Review , n° 1, vol. 66
Liu, Dongmei; Darimont, Barbara. 2013. p 97 116.

Advancing Primary Care to Promote Equitable Health: Implications for China

In International Journal for Equity in Health , n° 1, vol. 11
Hung, Li-Mei; Rane, Sarika; Tsai, Jenna; Shi, Leiyu. 2012. p 2.

Balancing tradition and modernity: the future of retirement in East Asia

Jackson, Richard; ; et al. Center for Strategic and International Studies. 2012. 56 p.

Can rural health insurance improve equity in health care utilization? A comparison between China and Vietnam

In International Journal for Equity in Health , n° , vol. 11
Liu; Xiaoyun; ; et al. 2012. 16 p.

Droit du travail et protection des travailleurs dans les pays émergents

France. Centre d'analyse strate?gique. 2012. 12 p. + annexes

Labour law and worker protection in emerging countries

France. Centre d'analyse strate?gique. 2012. 12 p. + annexes

Arbeitgebereinstellungen zu Compliance im Bereich der Sozialversicherung in Schanghai

In Internationale Revue für Soziale Sicherheit , n° 4, vol. 64
Nyland, Chris; Thomson, S. Bruce; Zhu, Cherrie J. 2011. p 73-98.

Attitude des employeurs à l'égard du respect des obligations en matière d'assurance sociale à Shanghai, en Chine

In Revue internationale de sécurité sociale , n° 4, vol. 64
Nyland, Chris; Thomson, S. Bruce; Zhu, Cherrie J. 2011. p 81-110.

Caring for one billion: assessing the new social protection programmes in rural China

et al.; Zhang; Linxiu. IDS - Centre for Social Protection. 2011. 20 p.

Websites

Disability and Development Database

Leonard Cheshire Disability. World Bank. 2012.

Community Alliance

Community Alliance. Community Alliance.

ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

International Labour Office, (ILO). ILO.

Social Development in Asia-Pacific: Social Protection

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). United Nations.

ILO social security inquiry

Population data, Scheme information, Indicators

ILO. ILO.

NATLEX :Profils par pays

Bureau international du travail, (BIT). BIT.

NATLEX : Perfiles por país

Organización Internacional del Trabajo. OIT.