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About 50% of pensioners get less than 1,000 euros per month

Only 15.1% receive over 2,000 in State subsidy

30 December, 15:33
About 50% of pensioners get less than 1,000 euros per month (ANSA) - Rome, December 30 - Almost one in two Italian pensioners receives a gross monthly state pension below 1,000 euros, on top of which the 46.3% of Italian retirees receiving the sum need to pay taxes, according to a recent report issued by national statistics office Istat. Some 38.6% receive a gross monthly pension of between 1,000 euros and 2,000 euros, bringing the total with a gross pension of under 2,000 euros to 84.9%, according to 2012 figures. Only 15.1% of Italian retirees receive a gross pension that is over 2,000 euros.

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