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State Pensions: Basic State Pension

Table 7: Number of working age people[1] (millions) who have accrued a qualifying year for the basic State Pension (bSP) by method of accrual, UK (2011)[2]

 

Contributing

Credited-in

Not qualifying

Men

13.4

2.8

4.1

Women

10.9

3.9

3.9

Total

24.3

6.8

8.0

Total as a % of working age people

62%

17%

20%

 

 

[1] Between the ages 18 to 59 (women) /64 (men)

[2] PPI estimates derived from DWP (2013) Tabulation Tool.

 

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