In October 2017 as a result of recalculation of the pensions have been increased for 10.2 million pensioners. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of social policy.
A fee of up to 200 UAH received 4,79 million people, a Supplement of 200-500 UAH 2.06 million people, from 500 to 1000 UAH – 1,29 million and 2.08 million, received a fee of more than 1 thousand UAH.
In October, higher pensions received more than 6.9 million pensioners, the size of the increase which exceeds 140 UAH. Those who have the size increase was less, will receive a fee for the Oct with increased size in November.
“Recalculation of pensions was held by modernization of pensions to bridge the gaps in the size of pensions depending on the year of appointment. The last recalculation of pensions was held in 2012, but with the use of the average wage in Ukraine in 2007 (1197,91 UAH). During this time the average salary in Ukraine increased to UAH 3764,4, or more than three times. Recalculation of pensions will eliminate this imbalance”, – told in the Ministry.
In addition, in connection with the use of increased subsistence minimum for persons incapacitated, has grown attached to this payout ratio. Minimum pension age increased from 1312 1452 UAH to UAH. Almost 11% increase in the minimum pensions for combatants; victims of Chernobyl; families of dead soldiers, miners, people with disabilities.
As reported, the Cabinet in early October has revised the amount of increase of the minimum pension.