Denmark -Pension system rated the world’s best -October 17, 2012

The global pension rater, Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index, has awarded the Danish’s pension scheme an overall index value score of 82.9, leapfrogging the Dutch at 78.9. It became the first system ever to be classified as an ‘A-grade' system. The annual analysis looked at the pension systems of 18 countries. The top placing is largely the result of some competent decisions in the political arena and there has been a disposition to save up in the correct, long-term manner.



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