As many as 283k pension applications have been filed so far to the Social Security fund (ZUS), representing 70 percent of all people entitled to retire earlier, after Poland lowered its retirement age. As many as 410k people have the right to do so until the end of this year.
Women were responsible for 59.3 percent of filed motions. The average pension, for the applicants, amounts to PLN 1,642 per month to women and PLN 2,782 for men.
So far, 42.4k motions were rejected by ZUS.