Since January 1, 2016 the size of solidary pension payments will increase by 9%, the sizes of state social benefits on disability, on loss of breadwinner and on age will be increased by 7%.
The concept of further modernization of pension system of the RK till 2030 provides for that the solidary pension sizes will be annually indexed with the inflation rate advance in 2%.
According to social and economic development forecast approved on August 29 of this year at the meeting of the Republican budgetary commission, the index of growth of consumer prices constituted 6-8%. In this regard, since January of the next year the solidary pension payment sizes will be increased by 9% (7% - average inflation rate and 2% - inflation rate advance).
Besides, the Law of the RK "On Republican budget for 2016-2018" the basic pension payment is established at the amount of KZT11 965, the minimum pension - at the level of KZT25 824. Based on that, in 2016 the minimum pension payments (the minimum pension plus basic pension) will constitute KZT 37 789.
Sizes of the state social benefits on disability depend on the living wage amount (established by the Law of the RK "On Republican budget" for respective fiscal year), group and cause of disability; on loss of the breadwinner – on number of dependents and living wage amount; on age – only on the living wage amount.
So, since January 1, 2016 the sizes of state social benefits on disability, on loss of breadwinner and on age will be increased by 7% due to change in the living wage size.
In addition, in fulfillment of the Message of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to People of Kazakhstan dated January 17, 2014 "Kazakhstan way - 2050: common goal, common interests, common future" since January 1, 2016 the sizes of state social benefits on disability and on loss of breadwinner will be raised by 25% more.
The sizes of social benefits on disability and loss of breadwinner from the State social insurance fund will increase by 7%.
The sizes of state special payments according to lists #1 and #2 will be increased due to increase in the size of monthly calculation index. As of 2016 MCI is established at the rate of KZT2121 (in 2015 - KZT1982).
Let us remind, as of December 1 of the current year in Kazakhstan about 1,9 million pensioners are counted, about 664,6 thousand citizens receive benefits.