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The average annual old-age insurance pension for non-working pensioners in 2021 will amount to 17,443 rubles. This was reported to RBC in the press service of the Ministry of Labor of Russia with reference to the draft budget of the Pension Fund of Russia for 2021 and for the planning period of 2022 and 2023.
According to the ministry, the indexation of insurance pensions for non-working pensioners is provided “in accordance with the law” at 6.3%, and social pensions – at 2.6%.
The Ministry of Labor explained that in 2021 the Pension Fund will ensure the payment of pensions for 43 million people. In total, it is planned to allocate 7.8 trillion rubles to pay insurance pensions in 2021. 632.7 billion rubles will be allocated for the payment of state pensions, supplements to pensions, compensations, as well as grants for burial.
In 2021, the budget of the Pension Fund will amount to 9.6 trillion rubles. It is planned to allocate 8.4 trillion rubles for the payment of pensions, and 425 billion rubles for monthly payments.
The draft budget was prepared by the Pension Fund based on the forecast parameters of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia.