Minimum amounts for old-age and other pensions

As from 1 March 2017 the minimum benefits have been paid at a monthly rate of:

  • Old-age pension

  • Disability pension (full incapacity for work)

  • Survivors’ pension

PLN 1,000

 

  • Disability pension (partial incapacity for work)

PLN 750

Minimum disability pensions resulting from an accident at work or occupational disease and survivor’s pensions resulting from the death of the insured person from an accident at work or occupati onal disease are 20% higher than the above given minimum amounts and they are:
PLN 1,200 – 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 900 – disability pension in respect of partial incapacity for work due to an accident at work or occupati onal disease.

Minimum old-age pension is equal to ca: 

47.0% of average old-age pension (PLN 2,131.70)

54.0% of minimum remuneration (PLN 1,850.00)

In March 2017, persons receiving pensions to the minimum amount accounted for 7.2% of the total number of pensioners.

 

(Note: 1 EUR = ca 4.26 PLN)