|Total population (million):||1.17|
|Percentage 65 or older:||12.8|
|Dependency ratio (a):||41.6|
|Life expectancy at birth (years) - Men:||78.0|
|Life expectancy at birth (years) - Women:||82.4|
|Statutory pensionable age - Men:||65|
|Statutory pensionable age - Women:||65|
|Early pensionable age - Men (b):||63|
|Early pensionable age - Women (b):||63|
|GDP per capita (USD):||30734|
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 – Europe 2016 (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 – Europe 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, information is not available, or the pension is awarded at any age if certain qualifying conditions are met.
d.Data dates from 2005 or earlier.
e.The retirement age is flexible.
Books, reports and articles
The 2015 pension adequacy report : Current and future income adequacy in old age in the EU : country profiles Volume II
Pashourtidou, Nicoletta; Pashardes, Panos; Andreoua, Maria. 2010. p 3-24.
Röhrbein, Nina. 2010.
A comparative review of 30 European countries
Gal, John. 2010. p 283-301.
European Commission. 2010. 364 p.
Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates: Macroeconomic Insurance Through Pension Reform in Cyprus
Republic of Cyprus: Report to the Social Insurance Services, Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance
Peer review of the actuarial valuation of the Cyprus Social Security Scheme as at 31 December 2006
Mannaris, Philippos. 2006.
Sergides, Eleni. 2004. p 11-15.