Basic State Pension (Rate)

The Basic State Pension is payable to individuals who reached state pension age before 6 April 2016.

The New State Pension is payable to individuals who reached state pension age after 5 April 2016.

  Single person   Married couple  
 Date effective a week a year* a week a year*
April 2024 £169.50 £8,814.00

£271.05

£14,094.60
April 2023 £156.20 £8,122.40

£249.80

£12,989.60
April 2022 £141.85 £7,376.20

£226.85

£11,796.20
April 2021 £137.60  £7,155.20  £220.05 £11,442.60
April 2020  £134.25  £6,981.00 £214.70  £11,164.40
April 2019  £129.20  £6,718.40  £206.65  £10,745.80
April 2018  £125.95  £6,549.40  £201.45 £10,475.40
April 2017  £122.30  £6,359.60 £195.60 £10,171.20
April 2016  £119.30 £6,203.60 £190.80 £9,921.60
April 2015  £115.95 £6,029.40 £185.45 £9,643.40
April 2014  £113.10 £5,881.20 £180.90 £9,406.80
April 2013  £110.15 £5,727.80 £176.15 £9,159.80
April 2012  £107.45 £5,587.40 £171.85 £8,936.20
April 2011  £102.15 £5,311.80 £163.35 £8,494.20
April 2010  £97.65 £5,077.80 £156.15 £8,119.80
April 2009 £95.25 £4,953.00 £152.30 £7,919.60
April 2008 £90.70 £4,716.40 £145.05 £7,542.60
April 2007 £87.30 £4,539.60 £139.60 £7,259.20
April 2006 £84.25 £4,381.00 £134.75 £7,007.00
April 2005 £82.05 £4,266.60 £131.20 £6,822.40
April 2004 £79.60 £4,139.20 £127.25 £6,617.00
April 2003 £77.45 £4,027.40 £123.80 £6,437.60
April 2002 £75.50 £3,926.00 £120.70 £6,276.40
April 2001 £72.50 £3,770.00 £115.90 £6,026.80
April 2000 £67.50 £3,510.00 £107.90 £5,610.80
April 1999 £66.75 £3,471.00 £106.70 £5,548.40
April 1998 £64.70 £3,364.40 £103.40 £5,376.80
April 1997 £62.45 £3,247.40 £99.80 £5,189.60
April 1996 £61.15 £3,179.80 £97.75 £5,083.00
April 1995 £58.85 £3,060.20 £94.10 £4,893.20
April 1994 £57.60 £2,995.20 £92.10 £4,789.20
April 1993 £56.10 £2,917.20 £89.80 £4,669.60
April 1992 £54.15 £2,815.80 £86.70 £4,508.40
April 1991 £52.00 £2,704.00 £83.25 £4,329.00
April 1990 £46.90 £2,438.80 £75.10 £3,905.20
April 1989 £43.60 £2,267.20 £69.80 £3,629.60
April 1988 £41.15 £2,139.80 £65.90 £3,426.80
April 1987 £39.50 £2,054.00 £63.25 £3,289.00
July 1986 £38.70 £2,012.40 £61.95 £3,221.40
November 1985 £38.30 £1,991.60 £61.30 £3,187.60
November 1984 £35.80 £1,861.60 £57.30 £2,979.60
November 1983 £34.05 £1,770.60 £54.50 £2,834.00
November 1982 £32.85 £1,708.20 £52.55 £2,732.60
November 1981 £29.60 £1,539.20 £47.35 £2,462.20
November 1980 £27.15 £1,411.80 £43.45 £2,259.40
November 1979 £23.30 £1,211.60 £37.30 £1,939.60
November 1978 £19.50 £1,014.00 £31.20 £1,622.40
November 1977 £17.50 £910.00 £28.00 £1,456.00
November 1976 £15.30 £795.60 £24.50 £1,274.00
November 1975 £13.30 £691.60 £21.50 £1,102.40
April 1975 £11.60 £603.20 £18.50 £962.00
July 1974 £10.00 £520.00 £16.00 £832.00
October 1973 £7.75 £403.00 £12.50 £650.00
October 1972 £6.75 £351.00 £10.90 £566.80
September 1971 £6.00 £312.00 £9.70 £504.40
November 1969 £5.00 £260.00 £8.10 £421.20
October 1967 £4.50 £234.00 £7.30 £379.60
March 1965 £4.00 £208.00 £6.50 £338.00
May 1963 £3.375 £175.50 £5.45 £283.40
April 1961 £2.875 £149.50 £4.625 £240.50
January 1958 £2.50 £130.00 £4.00 £208.00
April 1955 £2.00 £104.00 £3.25 £169.00
September 1952 £1.625 £84.50 £2.70 £140.40
October 1951 £1.50 £78.00 £2.50 £130.00
July 1948 £1.30 £67.60 £2.10 £109.20

* 52 times the weekly amount