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OECD in Figures 2008

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This 20th edition of OECD in Figures is an original, simple to use, pocket data book. It is a primary statistical source. As with all OECD data, it is compiled and checked by our experts, so that decision-makers in government, research and business know they can rely on it.

The 2008 edition of OECD in Figures contains key data ranging from economic growth and employment to education and migration. There are comparable tables on the environment, science, public finances, and on every theme the organisation is working on. For added perspective, OECD in Figures includes a selection of graphs, highlighting key challenges, such as public debt, climate change and development aid.

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OECD in Figures 2008 > Prices and finance > Insurance and pensions
  Insurance Pension1
  Direct gross premiums 2006 premiums Financial assets2 Total investment of pension funds Financial assets Contributions to pension funds Benefits paid by pension funds
  % of GDP Millions of USD Millions of USD % of GDP Millions of USD % of GDP % of GDP
  2006 1996 Life Non- life 2006 1996 2007 2007 2001 2007 2007
                       
Australia 5.8 7.1 29571.5 21722.6 216952.3 158949.3 105.4 920668.4 268180.6 11.7 3.9
Austria 5.5 5.8 8873.0 12392.3 .. 45065.6 4.7 17653.8 5673.2 0.3 0.2
Belgium 9.2 5.3 26043.6 11092.9 .. .. 4.0 18151.7 12771.0 0.2 0.2
Canada 7.7 4.3 43857.2 65678.3 419783.0 .. 55.3 788524.5 351615.3 1.9 2.2
Czech Republic 3.8 2.4 2091.4 3315.8 10811.1 3157.4 4.7 8240.7 1404.1 01.0 0.3
Denmark .. .. .. .. .. .. 32.4 89569.5 43639.4 0.5 0.5
Finland 3.6 3.8 3687.1 4119.5 53853.8 16700.0 71.1 173972.6 61951.7 10.7 8.7
France 12.4 8.8 180292.5 112255.4 1678221.3 618008.4 1.1 25094.1 .. .. ..
Germany 7.2 6.2 92920.3 184677.6 1284361.7 723375.8 4.1 136455.9 65125.3 0.5 0.1
Greece 2.2 1.5 2878.9 3123.1 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Hungary 3.4 2.2 1961.4 1927.5 .. .. 10.9 15067.5 2071.4 1.1 0.2
Iceland 2.8 2.8 40.8 425.6 .. .. 134.0 26748.8 6636.0 11.4 3.6
Ireland 20.7 8.9 36729.0 9103.8 177149.5 23250.7 46.6 118633.2 45791.2 .. ..
Italy 7.5 3.5 96417.8 51030.0 599404.0 151940.9 3.3 68685.6 19575.0 0.4 0.2
Japan 7.0 8.0 238635.4 83133.5 1884765.1 1988185.4 23.4 1020807.0 580519.4 0.4 0.2
Korea 11.4 11.2 69819.1 35349.3 265916.3 108787.2 2.9 26264.2 .. 1.7 0.6
Luxembourg 34.5 17.1 13420.4 1272.0 67921.2 7848.4 1.1 444.5 .. 0.1 0.1
Mexico 1.8 1.2 6791.5 8444.0 27651.9 .. 12.1 108107.3 26600.0 0.9 0.2
Netherlands 8.5 8.4 32196.6 25144.4 298183.7 215084.4 132.2 928169.0 423453.0 4.2 3.6
New Zealand .. .. .. 2903.8 .. .. 11.1 14534.7 7686.9 1.4 1.3
Norway 4.8 4.3 8535.1 7701.1 117862.3 49556.5 6.8 22875.1 9389.0 0.5 0.2
Poland 3.5 1.9 6801.6 5292.4 23244.6 2388.3 12.2 51115.3 4624.0 1.5 ..
Portugal 8.2 4.6 10785.0 5414.0 56889.1 13518.1 13.7 28050.2 13664.8 0.6 0.7
Slovak Republic 3.3 .. 854.9 952.8 3014.2 .. 4.2 3114.0 0.0 .. ..
Spain 5.4 4.5 31906.6 40359.0 224576.4 .. 7.5 99291.4 36093.8 0.7 0.3
Sweden 7.2 5.2 16389.9 13727.6 280796.4 158273.2 9.5 36395.3 18254.3 .. ..
Switzerland 10.2 10.9 22400.4 19519.0 268713.8 .. 123.0 465425.3 261356.6 7.9 5.3
Turkey 1.4 0.9 968.4 4941.0 2107.4 1482.4 1.2 7920.2 .. .. 0.0
United Kingdom 14.9 11.7 256634.6 122338.1 .. 885348.3 83.4 2002058.9 1040471.9 3.1 3.1
United States 10.7 9.4 527483.1 863894.6 5306565.4 2532522.0 74.3 10238127.3 7207878.3 .. ..
1. All types of plans are included (occupational and personal, mandatory and voluntary) covering both public and private sector workers. Further details can be found at www.oecd.org/daf/pensions/gps
2. This represents investments by direct insurance companies.
.. Not available or not applicable.
Sources:
OECD, Global Pension Statistics;
OECD, Insurance Statistics.
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