Just 25% of over 40s expect to retire at state pension age

Mark Battersby
clock • 3 min read

Only a quarter of UK homeowners aged over 40 say they will retire at their state pension age, according to research from Canada Life today (7 July). The findings, based on 1,020 UK homeowners aged 40+ conducted by Opinium Research between 26-31 March 2021, showed that nearly a third (31%) of respondents said they plan to work beyond their state pension age, with this increasing to 50% of the over 60s. Just over a third (34%) plan to finish up work early and retire before their nominated state pension age. One in ten (11%) said they had already stopped working before their state pens...

To continue reading this article...

Join International Investment

Join International Investment today

Unlock members-only benefits:

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights, video features and market intelligence
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on international financial centres, regional trends international advice and global industry leaders
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters
  • Hear the latest cross jurisdictional developments in wealth planning, tax, regulation, investing, retirement and protection
  • Members-only access to the Editor’s weekly news roundup newsletter
  • Members-only access to analysis via our exclusive industry polls
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes

Join now


Already a International Investment member?