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11.1.2022 Press releases

Survivors’ pensions reformed – new calculator helps assess the pension amount

Earnings-related survivors’ pensions were reformed as of the beginning of 2022. As a result, both the surviving spouse’s pension and the orphan’s pension were amended. The amendments do not apply to surviving spouses whose spouse passed away before 2022. has introduced a new calculator that can be used to calculate the pension received by the surviving spouse and the orphan(s).