Sweden has one of the world’s best rated retirement systems
Majority of the respondents believe they are most responsible for funding their retirement
Flexible access early in retirement with stable income in later years is most popular option for accessing retirement savings
With a generous state pension, a majority of Swedes just about to enter retirement are somewhat confident of being able to maintain their desired lifestyle in retirement.
This report delves into findings from our Global Retirement Reality Report, focusing on how the expectations of Swedish people saving for retirement differ from the realities of those in retirement.
Here’s a preview of a few of the findings:
Optimism about retirement increases with age
The good news is that most Swedes believe it is important to be financially prepared for retirement. However, the majority of working age Swedes are not particularly optimistic about their financial situation in retirement — over half of workers more than five years from retirement state they are not optimistic.