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Issue 137: Pension System in Georgia (2017-2021)
Issue 137: Pension System in Georgia (2017-2021)

As Georgia struggles to overcome various social and economic problems, pensions remain among the country’s central issues.

For many years, Georgia’s pension system had comprised only a state pension based on a solidarity principle. However, the state pension had not been sufficient to allow retired persons to maintain acceptable living standards. Therefore, pension system reform was a topic of hot discussion for a long time in Georgia and pertinently, in 2018, a funded pension scheme was integrated into the pension system.

The following bulletin will review the key changes that have taken place in the pension system over the last five years.