The standard of living in Monaco is high, and
can be compared to more affluent areas in France and
Italy. The social insurance system gives the right to
health insurance and unemployment benefits. Foreign
nationals must live in the country for five years before
being eligible for social benefits. Many of the
residents have private insurance of various kinds.
Employed working mothers are entitled to at least 16
weeks of parental leave, as they receive up to 90
percent of their salary. The retirement age is 65 years.
Countryaah Official Site:
Official statistics for population in Monaco, including population growth, density, and estimation in next 50 years.
According to a constitutional supplement from 2002,
men and women must be equal before the law. Despite
this, there is some discrimination. Among other things,
monegasian citizenship is not as easily transferred from
mother to child as from father to child. Of the National
Council's 24 members, a quarter were women in 2012.
Since 2009, abortion is permitted for medical reasons
or if the pregnancy is a result of rape.
FACTS - SOCIAL CONDITIONS
3 per 1000 births (2018)
Proportion of population with access to clean
100.0 percent (2015)
Proportion of the population having access to
100.0 percent (2017)
Public expenditure on health care as a
percentage of GDP
2.0 percent (2015)
Public expenditure on health care per person
US $ 2,940 (2016)
Proportion of women in parliament
33 percent (2018)