The contributory basis of each insurance period is documented and credited to your pension account in order to calculate your pension entitlement.
This table shows the various insurance periods with the corresponding contributory bases:
|Insurance period resulting from||Contributory basis|
|Paid employment||Income from which contributions are paid|
|School||10x the daily maximum contributory basis|
|Tertiary education and training||20x the daily maximum contributory basis|
|Childcare *)||EUR 1.735,06|
|National service, voluntary military training (in Austria and abroad) community service *)|| EUR 1.735,06
|Sickness benefit *)||Basis of calculation of the sickness benefit entitlement|
|Maternity benefit *)||Benefit entitlement|
|Supplementary benefit *)||Benefit entitlement|
|Unemployment benefit *)||70 % of the income on which the employment benefit entitlement calculation is based|
|Income support *)||92 % of the unemployment benefit paid|
In the periods designated with *), the contributions are paid on behalf of the account holder by the Arbeitsmarktservice (Austrian employment office), the Familienlastenausgleichsfond (family support fund), Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung (Federal Ministry of Defence) or directly by the federal government.