The Finnish Centre for Pensions produces versatile statistics that describe the Finnish pension system. The statistics include information on pension recipients, persons insured under the earnings-related pension acts, pension expenditure, effective retirement ages, rehabilitation under the earnings-related pension scheme and the financing of earnings-related pensions.
We produce Official Statistics of Finland in the area of Social Protection.
Highest effective retirement age in Sweden - Finland among the top three
Sweden, Finland and Denmark stand out with the highest effective retirement ages in a comparison of the Nordic countries and Estonia. Although Finns have postponed retirement markedly in the 2010s, they still exit the labour market at the youngest age.
Average monthly pension in Finland in 2021: 1,784 euros
Nearly one third of all pensions in Finland are higher than 2,000 euros per month. Every third Finn receives a monthly pension of less than 1,250 euros. The gender gap in pensions remained unchanged.
Exceptionally few new retirees on a disability pension
In 2021, the number of new retirees on a disability pension declined by more than eight per cent. Mental disorders continue to be the most common cause for retirement on a disability pension. The single most common cause is depression – on average, it drives nine persons a day to retire on a disability pension.