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Only half of working-age population of Kyrgyzstan deduct social payments

At least 1,351 citizens of Kyrgyzstan deduct social payments. Chairman of the Social Fund Meder Irsaliev told at a Parliament meeting today.

According to the National Statistical Committee, the number of working-age population is 2,530 million people. And the number of pensioners is growing on average by 17,000-18,000 people annually.

«In 2020, the approximate number of pensioners will reach 670,000 people. Pension expenses will grow by 3.5 billion soms,» Meder Irsaliev said.

Deputies discuss a draft law on the budget of the Social Fund for 2020 and the forecast for 2021-2022 in the second and third readings.