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The growth of pensions to pensioners in the year 2019, is expected to be not less than seven percent. It is reported TASS with reference to the head of Ministry of labor Maxim Topilin.

“We believe that will be laid in the indexation of pensions to pensioners in the middle, like we said, for a thousand rubles, it would mean an annual increase of 12 thousand,” said the official.

According to Rosstat, the average pension in Russia in January-April 2018 was 13 337 rubles. Thus, in 2019, taking into account indexation, the average pension will be about 14.3 thousand rubles.

Topilin added that while the calculations of the growth of pensions is prepared to 2024, but the Ministry of labor and Ministry of Finance are working on final decisions on the level of indexation with the income from raising the retirement age.

Earlier, first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov has promised the Russians that the average size of pensions by 2024 will increase by 35 percent.

The start of the new pension reform which is to increase the retirement age, Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev announced on June 14. The authorities explain extremely unpopular among the population the reform of the need and the inability of the current system to provide decent employment benefits.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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