SSPF official: Average monthly pension is about 200 AZN

The number of pensioners in Azerbaijan rose by 1709 persons

Baku. 12 October. REPORT.AZ/ "To October 1, the number of pensioners reached 1 292 591 persons and compared to the beginning of the year it rose by 0.1 % or by 1709 persons. Report informs, this was stated by the Pension and benefits department's head Elshan Mammadaliyev of the State Social Protection Fund.

According to him, 778 850 persons or 60.2% are pensioners by age, 371 941 persons or 28.8% by disability, 141 800 persons or 11% receive pension due to loss of the family head: "On October 1, the average pension amounted to 175.8 AZN, so the average monthly old-age pension is about 200 AZN. This in turn makes about 43 % of the average monthly wage in the country".

Mammadaliyev said that during 9 months of the current year, totally, two million people have benefited from the services submitted through the State Social Protection Fund's website (, as well as an "electronic government" portal (

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