In 2019, 1 370 417 women and 1 117 768 men received at
least one pension according to the European system of integrated social
protection statistics (ESSPROS). Compared to the previous year the circle
of beneficiaries rose by
The decrease in disability pensions from 2014 is due to legal changes in public pension insurance law.
Persons who were beneficiaries of different pension benefits at the same time (e.g. old age as well as survivors’ pension) are covered by each relevant function. However, in total they were counted just once.
Corresponding results in the EU are available on the Eurostat website.
Please consult our German website for tables containing further information.
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