Thinking of your own current circumstances, would you say that a lack of money to invest is an obstacle to you saving for retirement?

Obstacles for retirement saving among working population in the United Kingdom 2014 This statistic presents the opinion of the working population of the United Kingdom in 2014 with regards to obstacles that influence retirement saving plans. Lack of money was reported as an obstacle by 62 percent of the sample. A further 30 percent said that the lack of money is not an obstacle for them for making retirement saving investments.
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Share of respondents
Do not know9
No it is not an obstacle30
Yes it is an obstacle62
Share of respondents
Do not know9
No it is not an obstacle30
Yes it is an obstacle62

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This statistic presents the opinion of the working population of the United Kingdom in 2014 with regards to obstacles that influence retirement saving plans. Lack of money was reported as an obstacle by 62 percent of the sample. A further 30 percent said that the lack of money is not an obstacle for them for making retirement saving investments.
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Release date
May 2014
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
January to February 2014
Number of respondents
1,000 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
900 employees, not fully retired
Method of interview
Online panel
Supplementary notes
This question was only asked of the 900 not retired people in the sample.
The source adds the following information: "The survey did not include the unemployed, long-term incapacitated, homemakers, or the self-employed as each of these groups faces specific challenges in planning for retirement which requires specific public policy interventions."

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