UK state pension is lowest in Europe

Adrian Holliday

It's official: the British state pension at a maximum £110.15 a week is the most miserable in Europe. Compared to average income, even Hungary and Slovenia better the pension benefits 12.3m British pensioners receive, according to a new OECD report.

British workers on average earnings typically get a state pension worth 32.6% of their working wage. A complete disgrace? %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%