Optimism regarding pension savings among the United Kingdom population 2012-2015

This statistic shows the share of employees in the United Kingdom (UK), who feel optimistic about their long-term financial plans with regards to retirement savings, from 2012 to 2015. Introduction of the automatic enrollment plans for employer-supported pension schemes saw a spike in optimism, notably for employees of large businesses. Approximately 45 percent of that group reported feeling optimistic about their long-term finances as of 2015.

Share of people feeling optimistic about their long-term finances in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2012 to 2015, by size of business

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Release date

September 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2012 to 2015

Number of respondents

5,191 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Survey fieldwork in 2015 took place between March 31st and April 8th, 2015.
Small business means 10 to 49 employees, medium 50 to 249, large - over 250 employees.

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