Average monthly pension up slightly in August-September 2018

The average monthly income of Greek pensioners (basic and supplementary pension) totaled 896.5 euros in the August-September 2018 period, the “Helios” pension payment information system said in a report released on Tuesday, from 895.44 euros in the previous two months of June and July.

The number of pensioners was 2,561,391, while average income from basic pension was 724.18 euros and the average income from supplementary pension was 172.32 euros. Another 97.84 euros was average income from dividends.

In September, authorities paid 4,463,557 pensions to 2,561,391 pensioners, for a total monthly spending of 2,301,223,209 euros.