Minister Bilgin announced the increase: When will the civil servant and pension (SSK-Bağkur) be announced, how much will the 2023 hike be?


With the announcement of the minimum wage to be applied in 2023 as 8 thousand 506 liras, millions of retirees and civil servants are wondering about the rate of increase that will be made for them. The rate of increase will be determined by the inflation rate. A statement came from the Minister of Labor and Social Security, Vedat Bilgin, days before the inflation data were shared. Bilgin spoke about the increase in pension and civil servant salaries. So, when will the civil servant and pension (SSK-Bağkur) be announced, how much will the 2023 hike be?

As the year 2023 approaches, the figures regarding the increase in civil servants and pensions and the increase rates have started to become clear. For civil servants, SSK and Bağ-Kur retirees, the inflation figure is critical at the rate of increase. Civil servants and civil servant retirees are entitled to receive inflation difference according to this figure. SSK and Bağ-Kur retirees, on the other hand, receive a raise in the new year as much as the 6-month inflation rate.
According to the data of the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), inflation increased by 2.88 percent in November, while the annual increase was 84.39 percent. In the 5-month period covering July, August, September, October and November, the inflation difference was 14.04 percent.
Thus, there was an “inflation gap” of more than 7 points for civil servants, contracted personnel and civil servants who received a 7 percent increase in July.
According to the collective agreement, civil servants will receive an 8 percent increase in January. When the 7.04 percent inflation difference is added to this, this figure reaches 15.04 percent.
When asked about the increase in civil servants and pensions, Minister Bilgin said, “Last year, we increased our public employees and civil servants above the inflation rate. Our work continues this year as well. We will share this with the public in a very short time, before or just after the New Year.” Reminding that the lowest pension is 3 thousand 500 liras, Vedat Bilgin stated that there are approximately 500 thousand people in this group from Bağ-Kur or with very limited contributions. recorded.

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