Pension benefits paid by Kela: Benefit components and their amounts



Pensioners / Pensions

Data content

Recipients of pension benefit components from Kela and average amount of benefit component (EUR/month/recipient).

Included among the recipients are persons who have been paid some pension component for and during the relevant reference month. The average amount of benefit for each pension component represents the arithmetic mean of benefit payments for and during the reference month. Retrospective payments for the period preceding the reference month are not included in the mean.

Variables and classifications

Statistical reference period

Yearly data available since 2008. Monthly data available for the current and two preceding years.

Updating frequency

Updated monthly. Annual data updated in January.

Data source

Kela – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland. Statistical registers (total material) produced from the pension benefits processing system.

Additional information

Additional information on Kela's pension benefits is available at under Our Services » Pensions and at the same address under About Kela » Statistics » Statistics by topic » Pensions provided by Kela.

Contact information

Kela, Section for Analytics and Statistics