The Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index compares retirement income systems around the world and rates them based on their adequacy, sustainability and integrit
Sweden’s retirement income system was reformed in 1999. The new system is an earnings-related system with notional accounts. The overall system is in transition from a pay-as-you-go system to a funded approach. There is also an income-tested top-up benefit which provides a minimum guaranteed pension.
The following table shows Sweden’s position when compared to the 17 other countries: