Administrative Expenses in Statutory and Occupational Pension Schemes: A Cross-country Comparison

Finnish Centre for Pensions, Surveys 02/2013


Antti Mielonen, Eeva Puuperä, Hannu Ramberg and Mika Vidlund

The survey reviews the administrative expenses of the statutory and occupational pension schemes, i.e. so-called Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 schemes in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland as well as in Finland. By administrative expenses is meant operating expenses and investment management expenses. The survey focuses on operating expenses. The data used is from the years 2010 and 2011 which are the latest comprehensive statistical years available.

This publication is a translation of the survey ’Lakisääteisten eläkkeiden ja työmarkkinaeläkkeiden hallintokulut esimerkkimaissa’ published in January 2013 in Finnish.

2013-04-16: Correction of the summary and information concerning Switzerland.