Increases to your pension

LGPS pensions are eligible for an inflation increase each April.

The pension increase for 2021 will be based on 0.5%.

The pension increase for 2020 was based on 1.7%.

The pension increase for 2019 was based on 2.4%.

The pension increase for 2018 was based on 3.0%.

The pension increase for 2017 was based on 1.0

There was no increase to pensions in April 2016, as the Consumer Prices Index for the 12 months to September 2015 fell by 0.1%. LGPS pensions did not go down from April 2016 despite the UK being in deflation.

The previous few years' increases were based on:

  • 1.2% in 2015
  • 2.7% in 2014
  • 2.2% in 2013
  • 5.2% in 2012
  • 3.1% in 2011