The average retirement pension from the system stands at 946 euros, a 3.4% increase on the same period of last year. The average pension from the system, which includes all the various types of pension that exist (retirement, permanent disability, widowhood, orphanhood and those paid to relatives), stands at 829.57 euros per month. This is a year-on-year increase of 3.1%.
The number of contributory pensions by June stood at 8,902,683. This is a year-on-year increase of 1.2%. More than half of these benefits (5,314,791) are retirement pensions, while 2,320,251 are widowhood pensions, 944,794 are permanent disability pensions, 284,522 are orphanhood pensions and 38,325 are pensions that are paid to relatives.