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Private Pensions

Table 15: Average amount received by a pensioner from occupational and personal pensions; average of those receiving something more than zero[1]

 

Average amount received 2016/17 prices (£ per week)

Occupational pension[2]

Personal pension

Mean

Median

Mean

Median

Single pensioners

£175

£114

£87

£40

Pensioner couples

£316

£222

£133

£59

All pensioners

£252

£161

£118

£51



[1] DWP (2018) The Pensioners’ Incomes Series 2016/17. Averages do not include pensioners who have no income from occupational or personal pensions.

[2] Income from occupational pensions includes income from occupational pensions in both the public and private sector. Pensioners may be receiving income from more than one pension.

 

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