Pre-retirement 'back up' plans of working population in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

This statistic shows whether those among the working population of the United Kingdom have a planned strategy in the case of being unable to work before planned retirement age, as of 2019. The majority of the sample, 60 percent, reported that they have no 'back up plan' for income in such circumstances.

In the event that you are unable to continue working before you reach your planned retirement age, do you have a 'backup plan' to provide you with an income?

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Release date

May 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 2019

Number of respondents

14,400 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

employed and retired people.

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

* Sample size 14,400 was in total for 15 surveyed nations globally. More about the full survey methodology can be found here.

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