The deputy minister’s statement quotes “Super Express”. The daily writes that this information is “a drama for pensioners” and the increase in benefits will not cover the price increase. As we read, “basic food products have increased this year by several dozen percent. “” The rates for coal and wood are several times higher than a year ago, so it is going to be a very expensive winter. Medicines are also rapidly becoming more expensive. The inflation rate in July was 15.6 percent.“- adds” SE “.
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However, it must be returned that The 11% indexation of pensions would still be the highest in history. However, a lot depends on the price increase.
“SE” calculates that if the indexation amounts to 11 percent, then minimum pension (PLN 1217 PLN 98), may increase to PLN 1352. In turn, the average pension (PLN 2,410) will increase to PLN 2,675.
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The statements of the Swedish deputy minister are in line with what the head of the ministry, Marlena Maląg, said earlier. “Taking into account today’s data, the indexation of pensions in 2023 will be around 10 percent, and maybe even higher” – she informed.