The size of the minimum pension in Ukraine from December 1, 2018 will increase to 1497 UAH (50 €). Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rosenko announced this at a meeting, reports the Government portal, writes Ukrainska Pravda.
“Recalculation will be made to all pensioners, whose pensions depend on the subsistence minimum for disabled people,” he said. According to him, the next increase in pensions should also take place on January 1. The increase should target half a million pensioners and military retirees. The next upgrade is scheduled for March 2019. In March, according to Rosenko, pensions should increase by 12-17 %.