Monday, May 16

Presidential 2022. Should we raise the retirement age?

Retirement is undoubtedly one of the most complex subjects of public debate. Because it concerns everyone, of course, but also because there are a thousand ways to approach it, with everyone setting their own priorities. This knowing that we always fall back on the same three parameters: the duration and level of contribution, on the revenue side, the amount of pensions, on the expenditure side. Quick overview in figures…

62 years old

The legal age of departure. It crystallizes most of the debate, especially with reference to “retirement at 60” introduced by the left in 1981. However, it should not be confused with the actual retirement age, which in 2019 was 62.2 years , against 60.8 ten years earlier. This average also conceals large differences between regimes (see below). It is lower…

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