Minimum amounts for old-age and other pensions

In order to receive the minimum pension, a retiree must have sufficient insurance period (contributory and non-contributory): 20 years (woman) or 25 years (man).

As from 1 March 2019, the minimum benefits have been paid at a monthly rate of:

  • old-age pension

  • disability pension (complete incapacity for work)

  • survivors’ pension

PLN 1,100

 

  • disability pension (partial incapacity for work)

PLN 825

 

Minimum disability pensions in respect of an accident at work or occupational disease and work accident pensions for survivors are 20% higher than the above amounts and they amount to:

  • PLN 1,320.00 – 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 990.00 – disability pension in respect of partial incapacity for work due to an accident at work or occupational disease.

In 2018, the minimum old-age pension accounted for:

  • 58.5% of average old-age pension (PLN 2,257.66),
  • 62.9% of minimum wage/salary (PLN 2,100.00).