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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Public expenditure on pensions

Public spending on cash old-age pensions and survivors’ benefits in the OECD increased 27% faster than the growth in national income between 1990 and 2009, from an average of 6.1% of gross domestic product (GDP) to 7.8%. Public pensions are often the largest single item of government expenditure, accounting for 17% of total government spending on average.

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