How the new state pension is calculated

Document type
Other
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions
Publisher
DWP
Date of publication
1 March 2015
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Employment
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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The State Pension will change for people who reach State Pension age on or after the 6 April 2016. This means:

  • Women born on or after 6 April 1953.
  • Men born on or after 6 April 1951.

This factsheet explains how the new state pension will be calculated.

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