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.

Effective retirement age in the Nordic countries and Estonia

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.

Statistics on Pensioners in Finland

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.

Earnings-related Pension Recipients in Finland

Release calendar for 2022

A chronological schedule of releases of statistics by the Finnish Centre for Pensions is presented in the release calendar. The release dates are specified closer to the time of release.

Release calendar

Check out the graph application of the monthly statistics

In our new graph application you can examine data on the number of new retirees on an earnings-related pension and their average pension in graphic format. The data is categorized by pension benefit and per month.

Graph application for monthly statistics

Open interface of our statistical database now available

You can now retrieve statistical data from our statistical database in machine-readable format. With the open interface you can share statistical data as open data via a technical connection.

Statistical Database

Earnings-related Pension System in Graphs and Figures

The slideshow includes key information of the Finnish earnings-related pension system. The Power Point slideshow may be downloaded free of charge.

Graphs and Figures

Statistical publications

The Statistics series of the Finnish Centre for Pensions includes statistics of various pension areas. As a rule, the statistics are based on the registers of the earnings-related pension system.