Pensions at a Glance 2013

OECD and G20 Indicators

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This comprehensive examination of pension systems in OECD and selected non-OECD countries looks at recent trends in retirement and working at older ages, evolving life expectancy, design of pension systems, pension entitlements, and private pensions before providing a series of detailed country profiles.

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Incomes of older people

Incomes of older people are generally lower than those of the population, even when differences in household size are taken into account. On average in OECD countries, over-65s had incomes of 86% of the population as a whole in the late 2000s. Older people’s incomes grew faster than the population’s between the mid-1990s and the late 2000s in 18 out of 27 countries where data are available. In most OECD countries, public transfers provide the bulk of income in old age.

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