Almost half of pensioners pension increased by less than 200 UAH – PFC

Almost half of the Ukrainian pensioners pension increased by less than 200 UAH. This is stated in the Pension Fund of Ukraine in response to the query “UNN”.

“As of October 1 of the current year on the account in bodies of PFCs is 11 766 808 pensioners, the average size of the appointed monthly pensions amounted to 2 447,95 UAH”, – stated in the message.

In particular, the distribution of the number of retirees by range of pension increase from 1 October 2017 looks like this:

– up to 200 UAH – 4 794,8 thousand people;

from 200,01 to 300 UAH – 839,8 thousand people;

– from 400 UAH 300,01 – 670,2 thousand people;

from 400,01 to RS 500 559,8 thousand people;

from 500,01 to 1000 UAH – 1 to 291.6 thousand people;

from 1 000,01 to 2000 UAH – 1 332,0 thousand people;

– from 2 000,01 to 4500 UAH – 651,9 thousand people;

– more than 5000 UAH 98.8 thousand people.

The Pension Fund added that after the increase of pensions and of allocations held in October this year, the average size of pensions increased by UAH 561,18.

We will remind, the Verkhovna Rada passed the pension reform on 3 October. According to this document, about 9 million pensioners since October has had to receive increased pension (at least until 1452 UAH). In addition, the reform provides for a number of other changes in the pension system of Ukraine. The law entered into force on 11 October.