Insufficient retirement funds

Other Names:
Loss of old age pension security
Lack of assured elderly pensions
Progressive erosion of old age pensions

Many countries have pension schemes that are sophisticated pyramids, dependent on future contributions to sustain present payouts. As the population ages and birth rates fall, the proportion of those drawing on pension funds increases as those contributing falls.


Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST