Brief history of the development of social insurance in Albania. Social security systems rose during the monarchy of King Zog of German Chancellor Bismarck. In this period they settled before pension schemes, which were pre-contributory schemes for civil servants and state employees of the armed forces. Later reforms in social security after the start of World War II in 1947.
They continue with the adoption of Law no. 4171, dated 13.09.1966 “On social security in the People’s Republic of Albania”, this system was already inclusive urban sector employees, which underwent changes over the years to suit the needs and stages of social development.The social insurance system operated under the model of centralization, everything was planned, were well defined parameters. The social insurance system operated under the model of centralization, everything was planned, were well defined parameters.This system was comprehensive. This scheme has stood for many years, until 1990 political changes.
The need to adjust to the new conditions of social and economic necessity to become filed changes in the social security field, ranging from the reorganization of the institution that would deal with the social security administration.