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Non-contributory pensions of the Social Security. By type

Non-contributory pensions of the Social Security. By type Catalonia. 2019
Valor Variation (%)
Pensions (number) Average pension (euros) Pensions Average pension
Total 60,303 381 1.4 3.3
Retirement 33,950 364 2.5 3.7
Invalidity 26,353 404 0.0 3.1
Source: Idescat, based on data from the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families.
Non-contributory pensions of the Social Security. By type Spain. 2019
Valor Variation (%)
Pensions (number) Average pension (euros) Pensions Average pension
Retirement 259,570 .. 1.1 ..
Invalidity 193,122 .. -1.7 ..
Source: Ministry of Labour, Migrations and Social Security.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Methodological note

Non-contributory pensions are awarded to people who do not have sufficient economic resources and cannot qualify for any contributory coverage. There are two kinds of non-contributory pensions of the Social Security:

Non-contributory retirement pensions: these are received by people who have reached 65 years of age.

Non-contributory invalidity pensions: these are received by people above 18 years of age who have a disability measured at greater than 65%.