Income test for a person who has income from work only


as of Jan 01, 2022

For a person who has no spouse (single), or has a spouse who does not meet the definition of spouse specified by the law:

  • If your (gross) monthly income from work is less than NIS 6,014 - you may be entitled to a full old-age pension.
  • If your (gross) monthly income from work is more than NIS 6,014 but less than NIS 10,472  – you may be entitled to a partial old-age pension or not be entitled to any pension. It all depends on your accumulated periods of insurance contributions.
  • If your (gross) monthly income from work is more than NIS 10,472  – you are not entitled to an old-age pension. 

For a person who has a spouse who meets the definition specified by the law:

  • If your (gross) monthly  income from work is less than NIS 8,019 - you may be entitled to a full old-age pension.
  • If your (gross) monthly income from work is more than NIS 8,019 but less than NIS 14,728  – you may be entitled to a partial old-age pension or not be entitled to any pension. It all depends on your accumulated periods of insurance contributions.
  • If your (gross) monthly income from work is more than NIS 14,728  – you are not entitled to an old-age pension.

For your information,

  • Even other payment such as convalescence, clothing and grants, as well as wage differentials are taken into account in your income calculation. For more information on this topic, click here.
  • You can check your entitlement to an old-age pension based on your family composition and income by means of this simulator (Hebrew).