What Is the Government Pension Age in the United Kingdom?

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As of 2015, the state pension age for men born before December 6, 1953, is 65 while for women born after April 5, 1950 and before December 6, 1953, is between the ages of 60 and 65, says NIDirect Government Services. Typically, the state pension age depends on date of birth of an individual.

NIDirect Government Services offers a state pension calculator that allows the public to determine their State Pension age. The age for women is likely to increase to age 65 between April 2016 and November 2018, notes NIDirect Government Services. The state pension age for men and women is expected to increase to age 66 between December 2018 and October 2020.