The Netherlands is still world’s best place to draw a pension

The Netherlands is still world’s best place to draw a pension

The Dutch pension system ranks the best in the world for the third year in a row by the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index.

The Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index ranks retirement income schemes in 16 countries around the world on the basis of three key qualities; adequacy, sustainability and integrity.

Overall, the Netherlands’ system – comprised chiefly of a flat-rate state pension and earnings-linked occupational schemes – came out top for the third year in a row, followed by Australia, Switzerland and Sweden. At the bottom of the survey were Japan, India and China respectively.

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