Retirement age

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This article lists the statutory retirement age in different countries. In some contexts, the retirement age is the age at which a person is expected or required to cease work and is usually the age at which they may be entitled to receive superannuation or other government benefits.

Retirement age
CountryMenWomenYearReferences
Albania65602012[1]
Armenia63632011[1]
Australia65 - 6764.5 - 67[2]
Austria65602011[1][3][4]
Azerbaijan63582012[1][5]
Belarus60552007[6]
Belgium65652009[6]
Bosnia and Herzegovina65652011[1]
Bulgaria63602011[1][6]
Chile6560[7]
China6050–552011[8][9]
Croatia65602011[1]
Cyprus65652011[1][3]
Czech Republic6359–632013[3][6][10]
Colombia62572014[11]
Denmark65–6765–672008[3][6]
Estonia6361.52013[3][6][12]
Finland62–6862–682008[3]
France62622011[1][3][13]
Georgia65602011[1]
Germany65652008[3][6][14]
Greece6760–672012[15] [16]
Hungary62622011[1][3]
Iceland67672007[6]
India60602012[17]
Ireland65-6665-662008[1][3][6][18]
Israel67622011[19]
Italy66642014[20]
Japan55 - 6555 - 65
Kazakhstan63582011[1]
Kosovo65652011[1]
Kyrgyzstan63582011[1]
Latvia62622011[1]
Liechtenstein64642007[6]
Lithuania62.5602011[1]
Luxembourg65652011[1]
Macedonia64622011[1]
Malta61602008[3][6][21]
Moldova65602011[1]
Montenegro65602013[1]
Nepal58582007
Netherlands65–6765–672009[1][3][22]
New Zealand65652013[23]
Norway67672011[24]
Pakistan60602007[25]
Poland65602013[1][3]
Portugal66662014[26]
Romania64592013[1][3][27]

[28]

Russia60552011[1]
Saudi Arabia62622014[29]
Serbia65602011[1]
Singapore65652012[1][30]
Slovakia62622012[3][31]
Slovenia63612008[3]
Spain65652011[1][3][32]
Sweden61–6761–672011[3][6]
Switzerland65642007[6]
Tajikistan63582011[1]
Turkmenistan62572011[1]
Ukraine60552011[1][33]
United Kingdom65602011[1][3][34]
United States62–6762–672013[35]
Uzbekistan60552011[1]
Vietnam60552011[citation needed]

Note: The average of retirement age in the 34 countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is males 65 years and females 63.5 years, but the tendency all over the world is to increase the retirement age.[36]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag Інформація про поточний пенсійний вік у різних країнах, Консультаційна компанія "Стратегія Лайф" [1].
  2. ^ Age Pension in Australia
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s 2009 Ageing Report: Economic and budgetary projections for the EU-27 Member States (2008-2060). Joint Report prepared by the European Commission (DG ECFIN) and the Economic Policy Committee (AWG), [2], p. 78.
  4. ^ In Austria the retirement age for women is to be equaled to the retirement age for men in 2033.
  5. ^ In Azerbaijan the retirement age for women is to be increased gradually and reach 60 years in 2016.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Kłos B., Wiek emerytalny kobiet i mężczyzn, “infos”, 7.02.2008
  7. ^ [3]
  8. ^ Retirement age will be pushed back
  9. ^ The retirement age in China currently is 60 for men and 55 for female civil servants and 50 for female workers.
  10. ^ In the Czech Republic the retirement age for women depends on the number of children.
  11. ^ Ministerio de trabajo - Pensiones
  12. ^ In Estonia the retirement age for women is to be increased gradually and equaled to the retirement age for men in 2016. Later the retirement age for both sexes is to be increased gradually and reach 65 years in 2026. [4]
  13. ^ In France the retirement age is to be increased gradually to 68 years. See also: Pensions in France.
  14. ^ In Germany the retirement age is to be increased gradually and reach 67 years in 2029. See also: Pensions in Germany.
  15. ^ Retirement age for civil servants hired after 1993 (in Greek). Some exceptions apply for special categories, ie mothers with 3 or more children under 18 etc. These age requirements however are expected to change from 2013 and on and are expected to increase by at least one year. [5].
  16. ^ BBC article with details on the 2013 Greek budget that mentions the increase in the retirement age from 65 to 67 years. [6].
  17. ^ In India the retirement age 60 for All India Services and is in the range of 55-60 for various State Services.
  18. ^ In Ireland the retirement age is to be increased gradually and reach 68 years in 2028.
  19. ^ http://www.knesset.gov.il/spokesman/heb/Result.asp?HodID=9453.pdf
  20. ^ http://www.lavoro.gov.it/AreaPrevidenza/prevObbligatoria/Pages/default.aspx
  21. ^ In Malta the retirement age is to be increased gradually to 65 years.
  22. ^ In the Netherlands the retirement age is to be increased gradually and reach 67 years in 2025.
  23. ^ Work and Income New Zealand
  24. ^ See: Pensions in Norway.
  25. ^ Pakistan shelves plan to increase retirement age
  26. ^ Idade da reforma passa para os 66 anos em 2014, in Público, 15 October 2013.
  27. ^ In Romania the retirement age is to be increased gradually and reach 65 years for men and 60 years for women in 2014. Then starting in 2015 the retirement age for women is to be increased gradually until equal to the retirement age for men in 2030.
  28. ^ http://www.pensiineamt.ro/Prestatii/Pensii/Varste-de-pensionare
  29. ^ http://www.arabnews.com/news/566256
  30. ^ In Singapore the retirement age for men and women increased to 62 years in 2012, although workers generally work till 65.
  31. ^ In Slovakia the retirement age for women depends on the number of children. The retirement age for women is to be increased gradually and reach 62 years (regardless of the number of children) in 2014.
  32. ^ See also: Pensions in Spain.
  33. ^ In Ukraine the retirement age is to be increased gradually to 60 years for women and 62 years for men-civil servants by 2021. [7]
  34. ^ In the UK the retirement age for women is to be increased gradually and equaled to the retirement age for men in 2018. Later, the retirement age for both sexes is to be increased gradually and reach 68 by 2046 or sooner. [8] See also: Pensions in the United Kingdom.
  35. ^ The earliest age workers may statutorily receive Social Security benefits and Medicare. Retirement Age in the US
  36. ^ Jason Scott (June 25, 2014). "Aging Australians Balk at World’s Oldest Retirement Age". 

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