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  • Government has decided to increase in 2021 and aftermath pension benefits for the most vulnerable categories of persons
    Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, posted 16 September 2020 16:53

    The adoption by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of the resolution "Certain issues of increasing pension benefits for certain categories of persons in 2021 and aftermath" will ensure:

    • from July 1, 2021, assigning a monthly compensation payment of up to UAH 400 to pensioners aged over 75, whose amount of pension payment does not exceed the average salary (income) in Ukraine, from which insurance premiums are paid and which is taken into account for calculating pension for 2020 year, as well as increasing the minimum pension guarantees for persons with insurance experience of 20 years for women and 25 years for men from UAH 1,712 to UAH 2,500;
    • extension for 2021 of monthly compensations in the amount of up to UAH 500 to pensioners aged over 80, those introduced in 2020, as well as expanding the range of its recipients by pensioners whose pension will not exceed the average salary (income) in Ukraine, from which insurance premiums have been paid and which is taken into account for calculating the pension for 2020;
    • from 2022, an increase in compensation payments to pensioners aged 75 and over and 80 years and older by the indexation of pensions, which will prevent a further increase in the difference in the amount of pensions;
    • determining the date of indexation of pensions from March 1, 2021.