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National Pension Scheme: Number of Insured Persons & Pension Benefit Payment

  • In 2016, the number of people insured by the National Pension Scheme (NPS) reached 21.833 million, a 1.2% increase from 2015.
  • Among them, 4.385 million people were paid pension benefits, which reflects a 8.2% increase from 2015.
Number of National Pension Insurants(2010-2016)
Number of National Pension Insurants(2010-2016)

Unit : 1,000 persons

Number of National Pension Insurants(2010-2016)
category 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total number 19,229 19,886 20,329 20,745 21,125 21,568 21,833
Voluntary(continuous) 140 234 296 295 371 460 580
subscribers 8,674 8,675 8,568 8,514 8,445 8,303 8,060
Individually insured persons 10,415 10,977 11,464 11,936 12,310 12,806 13,192
Benefits Provided to the National Pension Recipients(2011-2016)
Benefits Provided to the National Pension Recipients(2011-2016)
Benefits Provided to the National Pension Recipients(2011-2016)
category 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Amount of benefits in total 9,819.2 11,550.8 13,112.8 113,779.9 15,184.0 17,068.2
Lum-sum allowance 504.3 678.9 712.0 658.0 805.8 925.0
Survivor pension 1,062.3 1,195.7 1,330.2 1,460.0 1,591.0 1,721.8
Disability pension 347.5 349.1 364.9 366.1 372.1 373.4
Old-age pension 7,905.2 9,327.1 10,705.6 11,295.9 12,415.1 14,048.0
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