Average State Pensions for Men and Women
According to the BBC, men still receive an average of £28 more a week in state pension than women despite reforms starting to narrow the gap, analysis suggests. A retired man typically receives £154 a week, compared to £126 a week for women, according to Which? The consumer group studied official data two years after the introduction of the new state pension. One architect of the new pension said the gender gap would be effectively eliminated within a decade. Nearly 13 million people in the UK receive the state pension. Read more.