Last updated: 24/4/2024

Basic Information

Geographic area
Institutions and agencies involved
Papua New Guinea - Department for Community Development, DCD
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Population group
Elderly persons, Persons with disabilities

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Providing income support for old age and people with disability who are New Ireland residents (lived in the Province for at least ten years)

References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Programme components
Cash transfer
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Start date
2009
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Coverage
8,362 beneficieries (2013)
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Programme expenditure
 

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Targeted areas
The New Ireland Province
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Target groups
Old age individuals and people with disability
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Eligibility criteria
(i) Any person 60 years and above (ii) All people with disability who are New Ireland residents
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Amount of benefits
PGK30 per month
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Benefit recipients
People over 60 year of age, people with disability
References
World Bank Group (2014): The New Ireland Social Pension: A review of the New Ireland Social Pension and Implications for The Papua New Guinea National Social Pension. World Bank. Available online at https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/server/api/core/bitstreams/e05bbe4e-5c25-5a5b-a047-e9c273dff840/content, accessed on 9/8/2023.