Denmark -Pole position in pension ranking -October 13, 2014

For the third year in a row, Denmark topped an Australian study comparing the pension systems of 25 different countries. It was the only nation to receive an ‘A’ grade, signifying ‘a first class and robust retirement income system that delivers good benefits, is sustainable and has a high level of integrity’.

For the third year in a row, Denmark topped an Australian study comparing the pension systems of 25 different countries. In the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI) that looked at the pension systems of 25 countries it was the only nation to receive an ‘A’ grade, signifying ‘a first class and robust retirement income system that delivers good benefits, is sustainable and has a high level of integrity’. The retirement income system comprises a public basic pension scheme, a means-tested supplementary pension benefit, a fully funded contributions scheme and mandatory occupational schemes.

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