In 2020, pensions will be indexed - people over 80 years old will increase payments by an average of $22 / month. By 2023, the average pension will increase by $50 / month. Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Yulia Sokolovska on her Facebook page.
"There will be an indexation of pensions! And with it, a new pension growth strategy that the government team and the deputy corps developed on behalf of President Vladimir Zelensky! The initiative is to systematically increase payments - by 2023 the average pension will increase by 1200 UAH," - Sokolovska wrote.
She explained that the increase will be carried out in several stages. In 2020, pensions will increase by an average of $22 / month. citizens over the age of 80. Then the increase expects people over 78 years old and another year later - over 75 years old, etc.
The minister noted that if parliament supports the bill of the Ministry of Social Policy, then from March alone, pensioners over 80 will receive benefits for care. That is, another 100 thousand pensioners will receive an additional $21 each month.
As we reported before, In January, inflation rate in Ukraine amounted to 0.2%, compared to December 2019, and compared to January 2019 - 3.2%.