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Downturn in number of new old-age retirees

In 2018 earnings-related pension expenditure amounted to 27.9 billion euros, up 800 million from the year before. The number of new old-age retirees fell back to 49,000, representing a decrease of almost 8,000 or eight per cent from 2017. The main reason was the pension reform that was put into effect in 2017.

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View the money flows

The pension assets of the earnings-related pension scheme decreased in 2018 by 6.1 billion euros, amounting to 196 billion euros at year-end. The last time the pension assets decreased was in 2011, as a result of the euro crisis. Examine the money flows with the visualisation of the earnings-related pension money flows.

Pension adequacy in Europe – the theme of international conference in September

The conference Pension Adequacy in Europe –Today and Tomorrow, a side event of Finland’s EU presidency, gathered international experts on pensions and pension policy to Helsinki on Tuesday 17 September.

A video recording, interviews and the presenters’ slides are now available. – About Pensions for Experts