Stark differences in retirement income


Our partner Challenger is proud of its strong research capacity, and for International Women’s Day examined gender differences in retirement.

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The main takeaway? It’s clear that for those engaged, super is working and those with enough to start a pension are in a better place than those without. Check out the infographics below.

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1 Based on Australian Life Tables 2015-17 with 25-year mortality improvement factors from the Australian Government Actuary

2 National Seniors and Challenger, Retirement income worry: Who worries and why? Canberra: National Seniors

3 Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2017-18

4 Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, as at June 2020

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