Reasons for continuing working past retirement age in the Netherlands in 2016

This statistic shows the motives of people for working beyond retirement age in the Netherlands as of 2016. The majority of respondents (53 percent) declared that the wish to continue working stems from the desire to keep mentally and physically active. Enjoying one's career was the second most often quoted reason for continuing working with 36 percent of respondents pointing to that motive.

The Netherlands: which, if any, of the following are important reasons for you continuing to work to some extent in retirement?

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Source

Release date

May 2016

Region

Netherlands

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

16,000 respondents

Special properties

only people who wish to keep working in retirement

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Information regarding the scale and index methodology can be found on a dedicated Aegon page.

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