High unemployment, poverty and poor housing are among the
chronic problems in Saint Lucia. Visit AbbreviationFinder to see the definitions of LCA and acronym for St. Lucia. The social welfare network
includes compulsory insurance for, among other things,
old-age pension, illness and accidents, which are financed
by employers, employees and the state. A pension reform such
as means raising retirement age from 60 to 65 years began in
the early 2000s.