Last updated: 03/1/2019

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Support financial independence of the elderly population. 

References
Personal communication.
Start date
2005
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Coverage
138 (2009)
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Programme expenditure
AUD 582,525 (2011-12 revised budget) AUD 747,600 (2012-13 budget).
References
Republic of Nauru. 2012. “2012-13 Budget and The Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure.” Budget Paper 1. <http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/em/b8e0e7c4860fa77c09dc285cba6c205b.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
National
Target groups
Elderly
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Eligibility criteria
Persons aged 60 and over are eligible for the benefits. Applicants must not have another source of income or any other social welfare benefit.
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
AUD200 (60-68 years); AUD250 (69 years and over) every month.
References
Personal communication.
Payment/delivery frequency
Half of the payment delivered biweekly
Benefit delivery mechanism
Benefits are deposited in beneficiaries’ bank accounts
Benefit recipients
Beneficiaries themselves
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Beneficiaries receive benefits until death.