Share of retirement income needed vs received globally 2018, by country

This statistic presents the expectation non-retired and retired investors, all aged at least 55 years, of how much they will need or receive in retirement as a share of their salary, as of April 2018. Older German citizens expected to require 67 percent of their current salary to live comfortably in retirement, while retirees in Germany tended to receive 65 percent of their final salary.

Share of retirement income needed to live comfortably in retirement versus income received worldwide in 2018, by country

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Release date

July 2018



Survey time period

April 2018

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Base of respondents aged 55+ (n) is lower than 30 and as such these results are directional only.

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