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India
Total population:   1311.1
GDP per capita (USD):   6101
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Total population (million): 1311.1
Percentage 65 or older: 5.6
Dependency ratio (a): 52.4
Life expectancy at birth (years) - Men: 66.6
Life expectancy at birth (years) - Women: 69.5
Statutory pensionable age - Men: 58
Statutory pensionable age - Women: 58
Early pensionable age - Men (b): 50
Early pensionable age - Women (b): 50
GDP per capita (USD): 6101

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

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.

The Direct Benefit Transfer System: Made in India

Suryanarayana. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. 2013. 1

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

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

Delivering effective social assistance: Does politics matter?

Barrientos, Armando; Pellissery, Sony. ESID. 2012. 32 p.

Droit du travail et protection des travailleurs dans les pays émergents

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

Implementing an inclusive and equitable pension reform: lessons from India's new pension scheme

Kim, Cheolsu; ; et al. Asian Development Bank. 2012.
ISBN:978-0-415-52220-5

Labour law and worker protection in emerging countries

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

Les micropensions en Inde: enjeux et défis

In Revue internationale de sécurité sociale , n° 2, vol. 64
Asher, Mukul G.; Shankar, Savita. 2011. p 1-21.

Micro-pensions in India: Issues and challenges

In International Social Security Review , n° 2, vol. 64
Shankar, Savita; Asher, Mukul G. 2011. p 1-21.

Micropensiones en la India: problemas y desafíos

In Revista Internacional de Seguridad Social , n° 2, vol. 64
Shankar, Savita; Asher, Mukul G. 2011. p 1-21.

Mikrorenten in Indien: Themen und Herausforderungen

In Internationale Revue für Soziale Sicherheit , n° 2, vol. 64
Asher, Mukul G.; Shankar, Savita. 2011. p 1-21.

Poverty and social exclusion in India

World Bank. 2011. 192 p.

Social class related inequalities in household health expenditure and economic burden: evidence from Kerala, south India

In International Journal for Equity in Health
Mukherjee, Subrata; ... ; et al. 2011. 42 p.

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in an Era of Global Uncertainty

United Nations Development Programme, (UNDP); Asian Development Bank (ADB). United Nations. 2010. 132 p.
ISBN:978-92-11-20604-3

Acuerdos de seguridad económica en el contexto del envejecimiento de la población de la India

In Revista Internacional de Seguridad Social , N° 3-4, vol. 63 , (Augusto 2010)
Sevilla, Jaypee; Rosenberg, Larry; Mahal, Ajay; Bloom, David E. 2010. p 66-98.

Adaptive social protection: mapping the evidence and policy context in the agriculture sector in South Asia

Oswald, Katy; Arnall, Alex; Centre for Social Protection (CSP); et al.. Institute of Development Studies. 2010. 94 p.

Dispositions en matière de sécurité économique dans le contexte du vieillissement de la population en Inde

In Revue internationale de sécurité sociale , N° 3-4, vol. 63 , (Juillet 2010)
Sevilla, Jaypee; Rosenberg, Larry; Mahal, Ajay; Bloom, David E. 2010. p 64-97.

Economic security arrangements in the context of population ageing in India

In International Social Security Review , N° 3-4, vol. 63 , (July 2010)
Sevilla, Jaypee; Rosenberg, Larry; Mahal, Ajay; Bloom, David E. 2010. p 59-89.

Introducing Conditional Cash Transfers in India: A Proposal for Five CCTs

Mehrotra, Santosh. Institute of Applied Manpower Research. 2010. 30 p.

Social Assistance in Developing Countries Database

Brooks World Poverty Institute; Maitrot, Mathilde; Niño-Zarazúa, Miguel; Barrientos, Armando. Chronic Poverty Research Centre. 2010. 137 p.

Websites

Disability and Development Database

Leonard Cheshire Disability. World Bank. 2012.

ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

International Labour Office, (ILO). ILO.

OECD/KOREA Policy Centre

Asian Policy Centre - Health and Social Policy

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). OECD.

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.