Pension systems

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  • Pensions at a Glance

    The 2017 edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD countries over the last two years. Morover, one special chapter focuses on flexible retirement options in OECD countries. This edition also updates information on the key features of pension provision in OECD countries and provides projections of retirement income for today’s workers. It offers indicators covering the design of pension systems, pension entitlements, the demographic and economic context in which pension systems operate, incomes and poverty of older people, the finances of retirement-income systems and private pensions.

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  • Pensions Outlook

    The OECD Pensions Outlook 2016 assesses policy issues regarding strengthening pension systems and, in particular, funded pension plans. It covers defined benefits and defined contribution pension plans; fiscal incentives to save for retirement; policy measures to improve the financial advice for retirement; annuity products and their guarantees; pension design and financial education; and the pension arrangements for public-sector workers, including a comparison with those for private sector workers.

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  • Pensions at a Glance - Latin America and the Caribbean

    This comprehensive examination of pension systems in Latin America and the Caribbean looks at recent trends in retirement and working at older ages, evolving life expectancy, design of pension systems, and pension entitlements before providing a series of country profiles.

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“Further reforms are needed that are both fiscally and socially responsible. We cannot risk a resurgence of old-age poverty in the future. This risk is heightened by growing earnings inequality in many countries, which will feed through into greater inequality in retirement.” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría

 

Pension statistics and visualisations


‌Gross pension replacement rates, net pension replacement rates and public pension expenditure from the OECD data portal

Pension policy notes and reviews


‌What are the main features of countries’ pension systems? How would pension systems need to adapt to respond successfully to the challenges ahead? See our short country pension policy notes as well as our in-depth reviews.‌‌


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