Combined Pension Statement: your State Pension statement explained (CPS5)

This guide will help you understand the information in your State Pension statement.

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Your State Pension statement explained: combined pension statement

Welsh: Eglurhad o’ch datganiad Pensiwn y Wladwriaeth: datganiad pensiwn cyfunol


This leaflet explains how the estimates in your State Pension statement are worked out, and gives you other information about the State Pension.

Published 3 April 2013
Last updated 17 August 2015 + show all updates
  1. Removed references to alternative arrangements in Northern Ireland from the leaflets. These leaflets cover Northern Ireland.
  2. Replaced English version of CPS5 - removed references to Northern Ireland.
  3. Published revised leaflets due to latest State Pension increases.
  4. Published revised editions of the leaflet.
  5. Replaced leaflets with revised versions - changes for existing State Pension for people reaching State Pension age before 6 April 2016 and the new State Pension for people reaching State Pension age on of after 6 April 2016.
  6. First published.