Thursday, 20 June 2013

Questions (47)

Mick Wallace

Question:

47. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the percentage of public sector pensioners currently receiving a pension of €5,000 or less per annum; the percentage of public sector pensioners currently receiving a pension of between €10,000 and €11,000 per annum; the percentage of public sector pensioners currently receiving a pension of between €11,000 and €20,000 per annum; the percentage of public sector pensioners currently receiving a pension of between €20,000 and €40,000 per annum; and the percentage of public sector pensioners receiving a pension of more than €40,000 per annum; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29684/13]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

The data provided applies to retired Civil Servants only. Pensions payable to Spouses and children are not included.

Range

Number

Percentage of retired Civil Servants

>5,000

4464

28%

10,000

11,000

309

2%

11,000

20,000

2507

16%

20,000

40,000

6114

40%

<40,000

2017

14%

The figures take account of the Public Service Pension reduction.

Details in relation to the pension of other Public Servants and (eg Local Authority workers Health Sector) in relation to State Pensions can be provided by the relevant Minister for each sector.