We make international comparisons of the pension systems in Finland and other countries. Our comparison is based on statistics produced by national and international organisations.
On the International Comparisons site we describe the key differences between countries and the ways in which they arrange pensions. This section includes tables and visual information on, among other things, retirement ages, pension assets and pension indexes.
Comparison of pension asset investment returns
The Finnish Centre for Pensions contributes to, supplements and elaborates on international comparisons of pension asset investments. We take the special features of the Finnish earnings-related pension system into account in our comparison. The aim is to show the role of investments as one key element of pension financing.
Retirement ages in different countries
As a rule, the retirement age in EU countries is 65 years at the moment. An increasing number of countries have linked the retirement age to life expectancy. In some countries, men and women have different retirement ages.
How many Big Macs can you buy with your net minimum monthly pension in the Nordic countries?
The minimum net pension in Norway is the highest in all Nordic countries, but the purchasing power is the largest in Denmark. The Danish can buy a Big Mac each day of the year with one month’s …
Forewarned is forearmed – automatic stabilizing mechanisms in pension financing in five countries
Our pension system is currently sailing through deep waters. The seas are likely to get rougher in the future. Reduced fertility rates and lower interest rates form dark clouds on the sky over our …