1/3 of the population in FYROM is pensioners

1/3 of the population in FYROM is pensioners

Skopje, 28 August 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

Over 1/3 of the population in FYROM is pensioners. According to the data of the Agency for Employment, 30% of the population in the country is unemployed, while the country is gradually becoming a country of pensioners.

According to the Pension Trust data, the country counts over 300 thousand pensioners.

A large part of pensions, around 177 thousand are senior pensions, and the rest consists of disability pensions, family pension, military pension, etc. /ibna/