Pensions will grow by 4.8%. The average increase will be one thousand rubles. Recall that in early June 2022, by decision of President Vladimir Putin, an intermediate indexation of pensions by 10% was carried out.
As the head of the Ministry of Labor Anton Kotyakov explained earlier, if at the beginning of 2022 the average insurance old-age pension for non-working retirees was 19,017 rubles, then in December 2022, taking into account the June indexation, the average insurance pension reached 20,864 rubles, and in January 2023 year its average size will be 21,864 rubles.
Those who retire in 2024 will need a minimum of 15 years of service and at least 28.2 pension coefficients
Men born in 1960 and women born in 1965 could enjoy a well-deserved rest in 2022. For them, according to the law, the retirement age was raised by one and a half years.
The next group of pensioners -men born in 1961 and women born in 1966- will retire three years later, that is, in 2024. To do so, they will need a minimum of 15 years of seniority and at least 28.2 pension coefficients.
In 2023, only citizens of preferential categories have the right to retire, according to Elena Bibikova, deputy chair of the Social Policy Committee of the Federation Council. These are workers from the so-called first list, employed in hazardous and hazardous industries, and from the second list – pedagogical workers, medical workers with the necessary length of service in specialties and positions.
In addition, women who have given birth to five or more children, as well as women who have three or four children, will be entitled to a pension if they have the necessary insurance record and the number of pension coefficients.
The cost of living from the new year will increase by 3.3%, and the minimum wage (minimum wage) – by 6.3%. On average in the country, the subsistence minimum per capita will reach 14,375 rubles, for the population without disabilities – 15,669 rubles, for pensioners – 12,363 rubles, for children – 13,944 rubles. The minimum wage from January 1, 2023 will be 16,242 rubles.
The living wage is the value that influences the designation of social support measures. And below the minimum wage, employers cannot pay wages.
In January 2023, the average old-age insurance pension for non-working retirees will be 21,864 rubles.
The maximum amount of sick pay is also increased. The maximum amount for employees with eight years of service under an employment contract will be 2,736.99 rubles per day and 84,846.69 rubles per month.
“The calculation method remains the same: sick leave pay is directly dependent on the employee’s earnings for the previous two years and the length of service. If the length of service is less than five years, the person receives only the 60% of the average income. If the time of service is from five to eight years, the benefit is 80%, “he previously explained in the Social Security Fund.
On January 1, the single allowance law for children and pregnant women also enters into force. The new support measure consolidated previously existing payments for low-income families. The introduction of a single allowance will make it possible to make payments for all children in a family in a single application submitted through the portal of public services or at branches of the Russian Social Fund.
With the advent of the single allowance, families have the opportunity to receive support from the state from the moment they are expecting a child until they reach the age of 17, regardless of the order of birth, the region where the family lives. In total, the parents of 10 million children will be able to receive payments, said the head of the Ministry of Labor Anton Kotyakov.
A single subsidy will be assigned to families with incomes below the subsistence minimum for each child under 17 years of age through comprehensive means assessment. The amount of the payment per child will be 50, 75 or 100% of the regional subsistence minimum for children, for pregnant women who registered early, the subsidy will be 50, 75 or 100% of the regional subsistence minimum for the able-bodied. body population.
On average in the country, the maximum amount of a single allowance will be 14 thousand rubles. The amount of payments for needy pregnant women will increase – up to 15.7 thousand rubles.
By the way, in 2023 the current principle of payment of unemployment benefits will be maintained. For the first three months, the unemployed person receives 75% of the average income at the last place of work, but not more than 12,792 rubles. The next three months – 60% of income, but not more than 5,000 rubles. The minimum allowance is 1500 rubles.
According to Rosstat, the unemployment rate in Russia fell to a new all-time low of 3.7% in November 2022. Prior to this, the all-time low of unemployment in Russia was 3.8%, at this level it was recorded in August .
Prepared by Olga Ignatova