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 does the quality of life of older Finnish citizens compare to that of older citizens in Europe?
Older people in Finland are forced to give up on things they want to do because of shortage of money and family responsibilities slightly more often than their Swedish and Danish counterparts. …
Low-skilled older workers and early exit from the labour market: It’s not just who you are and where you work, but also whom you work with
In Finland, like in most other advanced industrialised countries, low-skilled older workers are at a higher risk of early exit from the labour market than their higher-educated peers. To extend these …