Quarterly Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security benefit amounts and related figures – April to June 2022

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Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Quebec Pension Plan (QPP): Type of benefit
New benefits

Maximum amount 2022
CPPFootnote 1 QPPFootnote 1
Retirement (at age 65) $1,253.59 $1,253.59
Post–Retirement Benefit (CPP) (at age 65)Footnote 2 $36.26 not applicable
Retirement Pension Supplement (QPP) not applicable $28.08
Disability $1,464.83 $1,464.83
Survivor: younger than 65 $674.79 (Details QPP)
Survivor: 65 and older $752.15 $746.65
Children of disabled contributor $264.53 $83.99
Children of deceased contributor $264.53 $264.53
Death (maximum one-time payment) $2,500.00 $2,500.00
Combined benefits
Survivor and retirement
(retirement at 65)
$1,257.13 $1,258.49
Survivor and disability $1,467.04 not applicable
Disability and survivor amounts 2022
Flat amount Earnings-related portion Total
CPP disability benefit $524.64 $940.19 $1,464.83
CPP post-retirement disability benefitFootnote 3 $524.64 $0.00 $524.64
CPP survivor benefit: younger than 65 $204.69 $470.10 $674.79
QPP disability benefit $524.61 $939.22 $1,463.83
QPP additional amount for disabilityFootnote 3 $524.61 $0.00 $524.61
Details of QPP benefits
QPP survivor benefit: younger than 45
Flat amount Earnings-related portion Total
Not disabled, no child $134.37 $468.49 $602.86
Not disabled, with child $487.12 $468.49 $955.61
Disabled $524.61 $468.49 $993.10
QPP survivors: age 45 to 64 $524.61 $468.49 $993.10
Old Age Security (OAS): Type of benefit
April to June 2022
Maximum amount Footnote 4 Income level cut-off Footnote 5 Income level cut-off for top-ups Footnote 5
Old Age Security pension (at age 65) Footnote 6, Footnote 7 $648.67 not applicable not applicable
Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
Single $968.86 $19,656 $9,248
Spouse or common-law partner of someone who:
does not receive an OAS pension $968.86 $47,136 $18,496
receives an OAS pension $583.20 $25,968 $8,128
is an Allowance recipient $583.20 $47,136 $8,128
Allowance $1,231.87 $36,384 $8,128
Allowance for the Survivor $1,468.47 $26,496 $9,248
Other CPP and QPP figures
CPP QPP
Year's maximum pensionable earnings (YMPE) (2022) $64,900.00 $64,900.00
Year's basic exemption (2022) $3,500.00 $3,500.00
Contributions (2020 to 2021) $55,331 million $17,161 million
Number of contributors (2019) 14.9 million (estimated) 4.2 million
Indexation rate (January 2022) 2.7% 2.7%
Base Enhancement Total Base Enhancement Total
Contribution rate for employee and employer 4.95% 0.75% 5.70% 5.40% 0.75% 6.15%
Employee and employer maximum contribution $3,039.30 $460.50 $3,499.80 $3,315.60 $460.50 $3,776.10
Contribution rate for self-employed 9.90% 1.50% 11.40% 10.80% 1.50% 12.30%
Self-employed maximum contribution $6,078.60 $921.00 $6,999.60 $6,631.20 $921.00 $7,552.20

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