The Federation Council called the size of the increase in pension with indexation of 8.6% – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

The increase to the pensions of non-working pensioners after indexation by 8.6% will amount to an average of 1,400 rubles. This was stated by Elena Bibikova, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy.

“If we said that the indexation of 5.9% is an average increase of 1 thousand rubles, [при индексации на 8,6%] she [прибавка] will be higher, of course, – somewhere around 1,400 rubles “, – gives her calculations TASS

Bibikova also noted that, in her opinion, “indexation should be from January 1, 2022”, since “according to the law, from January 1, the pension should be indexed.”

The senator added that the Federation Council is awaiting a corresponding proposal from the government.

At the moment, the insurance pensions of non-working pensioners have been indexed from January 1, 2022 by 5.9%. On average, their size is now 18,521 rubles. The increase affected 30.78 million people.

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