Share of saved income sufficient to live comfortably in retirement in the U.S. 2017

About what percentage of your total household income do you think you (and your spouse) need to save each year from now until you expect to retire so you can live comfortably throughout your retirement?

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Release date

March 2017


United States

Survey time period

January 6 to13, 2017

Number of respondents

586 respondents

Age group

25 years and older

Special properties

among workers

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

The total study group was composed of 1,671 individuals (1,082 workers and 589 retirees).

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