Minimum amounts for retirement and other pensions

As from 1 March 2015 the minimum benefits have been paid at a monthly rate of:

  • Old-age pension

  • Pension in respect of complete incapacity for work

  • Survivors’ pension

PLN 880.45

 

  • Pension in respect of partial incapacity for work

PLN 675.13

Minimum pensions in respect of work incapacity resulting from an accident at work or occupational disease and work accident pensions for survivors are 20% higher than the above given minimum amounts:
PLN 1,056.54 – disability pension in respect of complete incapacity for work due to an accident at work or occupational disease and a work accident pension for survivors,
PLN 810.16 – disability pension in respect of partial incapacity for work due to an accident at work or occupational disease.

Minimum old-age pension is equal to ca: 

43.1% of average old-age pension

52.4% of minimum wage / salary1

1 The minimal monthly salary remuneration 2014  was PLN 1,680.

As of 1 March 2015, the minimum amount of the pre-retirement benefit and allowance, which is applicable in the case of deriving income from gainful activity, equals PLN 513.70.
In March 2014, persons receiving benefits to the minimum amount accounted for 6.0% of the total number of pensioners.

 

(Note: 1 EUR = ca 4.32 PLN)