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Pension and allowances’ rates

The table below shows the rates for most pensions and family allowances.
Pensions, social benefits for disables persons, and social benefits for persons relocated to Estonia from a foreign country, are paid out on the 5th date of each month.
Insurance premium related to work accidents and occupational diseases, compensations for victims of crime, and repressed persons’ allowances shall be paid out on the 12th date of each month.

Allowance Amount  € Specification

Pension insurance main indicators

Pension yearly rate 9,512  The rates change every year in April due to the indexation of pensions
Pension base part 354,9887 
National pension rate 372,05


Benefit for pensioners living alone 200 Once a year, in October
State support for winners of the Olympic Games 1679 Monthly benefit
Repressed person's allowance 292 Once a year, in January
Social support for the cleaners at the Chernobyl nuclear power station  292 Once a year, in January
Returnee allowance 295,34 Monthly benefit

Social benefits for people with disabilities (people of the pensionable age)

Profound disability allowance for a person of retirement age 40,91 Monthly benefit
Severe disability allowance for a person of retirement age 26,85 Monthly benefit
Moderate disability allowance for a person of retirement age 12,79 Monthly benefit

Compensations for victims of crime

Periodic compensation for the victim of a violent crime or the victim's dependents; additional expenses (aids, treatment costs, travel costs to a treatment facility, etc.) up to 9 590 Monthly or one-time allowance

Compensations for health damages

Compensation for loss of income No limit Monthly benefit 
Compensation for loss of breadwinner No limit Monthly benefit 
Additional expenses (aids, medicines, rehabilitation, etc.) One-time allowance

Rates on which different calculations are based on

Minimum monthly salary 820 in a month 
General basic exemption 0-654 in a month 
Basic exemption at retirement age 776 in a month 
Supplementary contributions to the mandatory funded pension of a parent to a child under 3
63,11 Monthly payment into the mandatory funded pension account until the child turns 3 years old.   Each month, 4% of the average monthly Estonian income taxed with the social tax.

Last updated: 01.04.2024

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