Rate Calculation - Background - Agreement with Spain

Basis for calculation process

Article 10 - Calculation of Australian Benefits - when read with social security law determines the rate of Australian benefit payable under the Agreement. There are 2 different methods of calculating the rate:

  • the proportional rate (outside Australia) (, and
  • the direct deduction rate (inside Australia) (

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 5 Spain

Last reviewed: 9 November 2015