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 and further information on social welfare rates generally is available from

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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