In May of this year the social insurance fund of Spain allocated for payment of pensions and grants the maximum sum in the history of the country. According to the data published on Tuesday by the Ministry of employment and social security, it was paid to 8,21 billion euro. This sum for 3 % more than in the same month 2014.
The most part of this sum (5,73 billion euro) went on payment of pensions on achievement of a retirement age. By 1,48 billion euro it was paid to widows. 858 million euros were spent for disability pensions.
The average pension in Spain makes today 1019,7 euros a month that for 2,1 % more than year before. The total of pensioners in Spain makes 9.278.782 people.