What benefits does the pension insurance provide?

Unlike in other areas of social insurance, the benefits granted are based on the amount of contributions paid in (equivalence principle).
The statutory pension insurance (GRV) covers the following risks or provides benefits in the following cases:
in old age (old-age pension)
in the event of reduced earning capacity
in the event of death (survivors’ pensions, including widows’ and orphans’ pensions)
benefits in the context of medical and occupational rehabilitation after an occupational accident

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