Pensions FAQs

Pensions FAQs for Malta

Retirement Ages for Males & Females in Malta

  Years Males
retirement age
Females
retirement age
Born on or before 31st December 1951 61 60
Born during 1952 to 1955 62
62
Born during 1956 to 1958 63
63
Born during 1959 to 1961 64 64
Born on or after 1st January 1962 65 65

Full-Pension Entitlement Calculation in Malta

 Born Number of years
of Social Security
Contributions required
Rules for
Employed persons
Rules for
Self-employed & Self-occupied persons
Before 1952 30 Average best 3 consecutive years out of the last 10 consecutive calendar years of the basic wage or salary Average of the last 10 calendar years of the net contributory income
During 1952-1955 35 Average best 3 consecutive years out of the last 11 consecutive calendar years of the basic wage or salary
Average best 10 consecutive years out of the last 11 consecutive calendar years of the net contributory income
During 1956-1958  35 Average best 3 consecutive years out of the last 12 consecutive calendar years of the basic wage or salary
Average best 10 consecutive years out of the last 12 consecutive calendar years of the net contributory income
During 1959-1961 35 Average best 3 consecutive years out of the last 13 consecutive calendar years of the basic wage or salary Average best 10 consecutive years out of the last 13 consecutive calendar years of the net contributory income
After 1961 40 Average of the basic wage or salary or net income or net earnings of the best 10 calendar years within the last 40 calendar years Average of the basic wage or salary or net income or net earnings of the best 10 calendar years within the last 40 calendar years

2016 – Pension Entitlement in Malta

Contributory Pension type Maximum Pension per week Minimum Pension per week   IMPORTANT Notice - the minimum pension may not apply when in receipt of other pensions  
Two-thirds pension €229.92 €39.09
Survivors pension €191.60 €39.09
Married persons in receipt of a national minimum retirement pension €141.83 €104.37
Single persons in receipt of a guaranteed national minimum level pension €130.30 €96.70
Married persons in receipt of an invalidity pension €139.43 €101.97
Single persons in receipt of an invalidity pension €119.86 €96.26

 

Non-Contributory Pension type Married rates per week when both spouses qualify Married rates per week when one spouse qualifies Single & Widow rates per week
Age pension €134.66 €88.51 €88.51
Disability pension €201.92 €100.96 €100.96
Carer’s pension €- €- €105.31

2015 – Pension Entitlement in Malta

Contributory Pension type Maximum Pension per week Minimum Pension per week   IMPORTANT Notice - the minimum pension may not apply when in receipt of other pensions
Two-thirds pension €228.74 €35.61
Survivors pension €190.96 €34.51
Married persons in receipt of a national minimum pension or an invalidity pension €138.03 €100.57
Single persons in receipt of a national minimum pension or an invalidity pension €118.69 €95.09

 

Non-Contributory Pension type Married rates per week when both spouses qualify Married rates per week when one spouse qualifies Single & Widow rates per week
Age pension €133.25 €87.34 €99.51
Disability pension €199.58 €99.79 €99.79
Carer’s pension €- €- €104.13

2014 – Pension Entitlement in Malta

Contributory Pension type Maximum Pension per week Minimum Pension per week   IMPORTANT Notice - the minimum pension may not apply when in receipt of other pensions
Two-thirds pension €228.36 €35.49
Survivors pension €190.30 €34.39
Married persons in receipt of a national minimum pension or an invalidity pension €137.57 €100.11
Single persons in receipt of a national minimum pension or an invalidity pension €118.30 €94.71

 

Non-Contributory Pension type Married rates per week when both spouses qualify Married rates per week when one spouse qualifies Single & Widow rates per week
Age pension €126.74 €81.90 €99.51
Disability pension €188.70 €94.35 €94.35
Carer’s pension €- €- €98.69