State Pension (Contributory) Rates for 2017

Budget 2017 was announced on 11 October 2016. A €5 per week increase in the State Contributory Pension was announced. The rates are per the table below. Further information on budget 2017 is available from http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money_and_tax/budget_2017.html and further information on social welfare rates generally is available from http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/a-retired-or-an-older-person.aspx.

Maximum Weekly Rates 2017 Personal rate Increase for a qualified adult Qualified Child Increase
Under Age 80 €238.30 €158.80 (under age 66) €29.80
Age 80 and over €248.30 €213.50 (66 or over)
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