Pensions Changing Course in Europe

The pension provision in Europe is being overrun by economic policy and free competition, argues Wolfgang Schultz-Weidner, an EU pension lobbyist. The EU would like to increasingly regulate the pension provision of its Member States as pension assets form a considerable part of public finances in many EU countries. Finland is an exception.

Read more about how pensions are changing course in Europe in the most recent English Summary in Työeläkelehti (3:2015), published on 8 June 2015. The Summary also includes an account of the increased pension assets in Finland and the average monthly pensions in Finland in 2014. Finally, a recent study shows that the citizens’ trust in the pension provision has declined since 2011.


Työeläkelehti is a free-of-charge magazine directed at earnings-related pension experts. It is published five times a year by the Finnish Centre for Pensions. The magazine is now available digitally at www.työelä
Read the English Summary