International Social Security Association , ISSA



The ISSA provides access to information, expert advice, business standards, practical guidelines and platforms for members to build and promote dynamic social security systems worldwide. Social Security Country Profiles provides data of social security programmes in the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and Europe. Scheme descriptions are provided for 178 countries and territories, and profiles of complementary and private pensions in 66 countries.

Data Providers


Data Collection

Periodicity of collection

Every 2 years.

Type of information available

  • Text Documents Available
  • Indicators available
  • Guidelines for use available
  • Search or browse function available online


Freely accessible without registration

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