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
Country Men Women Year References
Albania 65 60 2012 [1]
Armenia 63 63 2011 [1]
Australia 65 - 67 64.5 - 67 [2]
Austria 65 60 2011 [1][3][4]
Azerbaijan 62 59.5 2012 [1][5]
Belarus 60 55 2007 [6]
Belgium 65 65 2009 [6]
Bosnia and Herzegovina 65 65 2011 [1]
Bulgaria 63 60 2011 [1][6]
Chile 65 60 [7]
China 60 50–55 2011 [8][9]
Croatia 65 60 2011 [1]
Cyprus 65 65 2011 [1][3]
Czech Republic 63 59–63 2013 [3][6][10]
Colombia 62 57 2014 [11]
Denmark 65–67 65–67 2008 [3][6]
Estonia 63 62 2014 [3][6][12]
Finland 62–68 62–68 2008 [3]
France 62 62 2011 [1][3][13]
Georgia 65 60 2011 [1]
Germany 65 65 2008 [3][6][14]
Greece 67 60–67 2012 [15] [16]
Hungary 62 62 2011 [1][3]
Iceland 67 67 2007 [6]
India 60 60 2012 [17]
Ireland 65-66 65-66 2008 [1][3][6][18]
Israel 67 62 2011 [19]
Italy 66 64 2014 [20]
Japan 55 - 65 55 - 65
Kazakhstan 63 58 2011 [1]
Kosovo* 65 65 2011 [1]
Kyrgyzstan 63 58 2011 [1]
Latvia 62 62 2011 [1]
Liechtenstein 64 64 2007 [6]
Lithuania 62.5 60 2011 [1]
Luxembourg 65 65 2011 [1]
Macedonia 64 62 2011 [1]
Malta 61 60 2008 [3][6][21]
Moldova 65 60 2011 [1]
Montenegro 65 60 2013 [1]
Nepal 58 58 2007
Netherlands 65–67 65–67 2009 [1][3][22]
New Zealand 65 65 2013 [23]
Norway 67 67 2011 [24]
Pakistan 60 60 2007 [25]
Poland 65–67 60–67 2013 [1][3][26]
Portugal 66 66 2014 [27]
Romania 64 59 2013 [1][3][28]

[29]

Russia 60 55 2011 [1]
Saudi Arabia 62 62 2014 [30]
Serbia 65 60 2011 [1]
Singapore 65 65 2012 [1][31]
Slovakia 62 62 2012 [3][32]
Slovenia 63 61 2008 [3]
Spain 65 65 2011 [1][3][33]
Sweden 61–67 61–67 2011 [3][6]
Switzerland 65 64 2007 [6]
Tajikistan 63 58 2011 [1]
Turkmenistan 62 57 2011 [1]
Turkey 60 58 2014 [34]
Ukraine 60 55–60 2011 [1][35]
United Kingdom 65 60 2011 [1][3][36]
United States 62–67 62–67 2013 [37]
Uzbekistan 60 55 2011 [1]
Vietnam 60 55 2011 [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.[38]

*Note: disputed territory.

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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. ^ http://isap.sejm.gov.pl/DetailsServlet?id=WDU20120000637
  27. ^ Idade da reforma passa para os 66 anos em 2014, in Público, 15 October 2013.
  28. ^ 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.
  29. ^ http://www.pensiineamt.ro/Prestatii/Pensii/Varste-de-pensionare
  30. ^ http://www.arabnews.com/news/566256
  31. ^ In Singapore the retirement age for men and women increased to 62 years in 2012, although workers generally work till 65.
  32. ^ 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.
  33. ^ See also: Pensions in Spain.
  34. ^ In 1999 the retirement age was changed from 48 for men and 38 for women. [7]
  35. ^ In Ukraine the retirement age is to be increased gradually to 60 years for women and 62 years for men-civil servants by 2021. [8]
  36. ^ 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. [9] See also: Pensions in the United Kingdom.
  37. ^ The earliest age workers may statutorily receive Social Security benefits and Medicare. Retirement Age in the US
  38. ^ Jason Scott (June 25, 2014). "Aging Australians Balk at World’s Oldest Retirement Age". 

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