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Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2016

Around the world, many workers are heavily reliant on the government benefits and are not saving enough to adequately fund their retirement income needs.

Aegon's fifth Retirement Readiness Survey finds that Japanese workers have made little progress since 2012 in their retirement saving behavior and have lost momentum in retirement preparedness that would enable them to enjoy a comfortable, secure life in retirement.

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2016
Global Report
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Japan Country Report
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  • Retirement readiness is a shared responsibility - and it requires a shared solution
  • Habitual saving is critical for success
  • Making it easy and more convenient to save
  • The imperative for retirement literacy and planning
  • It's personal: Making the case for the new flexible retirement
  • The promise of active living and healthy aging

These are the main findings of Aegon's fifth Retirement Readiness survey, an investigation in 15 countries into what's on people's minds when they think about retirement.

Respondents and countries surveyed(*) The survey encompasses 16,000 employees and retirees in 15 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. (For China, 1,800 employees and 200 retirees)
Period From February 6 to 25, 2016
Methodology Internet survey in each national language

Past Reports

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2015

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2015

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2014

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2014

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2013

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2013

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2012

Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2012

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