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Average Pension at 921 Euros

assets_LARGE_t_420_54034108According to data released on August 6 by the Ministry of Labor, Social Security and Welfare, the number of pensioners in Greece reaches 2,707 million, while the correspondent sum for payment of pensions amounts to 4.45 million euros.
In particular, the data on the total number and value of pensions in the country was released by the Minister, Giannis Vroutsis, as part of the presentation of the third report of the unified control system on pension payments, HELIOS.
The following data was concluded in the above mentioned report:
The number of pensioners is  2,707,727.
The number of pensions being paid is 4,454,943.
The total monthly expense for pensions for August 2013 reaches 2.303 billion euros.
The average monthly income from pensions is 921,19 euros before taxes and deductions.
As noted by the Minister of Labor, “The functioning of HELIOS is in direct connection with the system ARIADNI, as after the announcement of 6,122 deaths, 8,793 pensions were suspended.

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