You sometimes hear, “Oh, to be young,” and there is merit to that sentiment depending on where you live out your retirement years. Retirement security is not an issue weighing on individuals alone. It is among the top social issues globally because of a simple fact: the world’s population is getting older. According to the World Bank, the share of people aged 65 and older will double by 2050 to reach 1.5 billion. Societies must grapple with how to ensure people have the resources and services to support themselves through retirement.
The Natixis Global Retirement Index (GRI) evaluates 18 performance indicators to provide an in-depth look at four aspects of standard of living in retirement, namely: the material well-being or comfort of living, access to quality health services, access to quality financial services, and a clean and safe living environment. This index is calculated based on data for 43 countries: IMF advanced economies, members of the OECD, and the BRIC countries.
Millenials have overtaken Babyboomers by nearly 4 million to become the largest generation in the United States. With a current population of around 79 million, the Millenial generation is expected to grow to 81 million over the next 20 years because of migration, according to the US Census Bureau's latest estimates. The boundaries that define generations are not universally agreed, and yet these boundaries carry important implications in business and government. The size, financial security, and general health of each generation shapes everything from marketing campaigns to insurance and social welfare benefits to transportation and health...
These indicators are important determinants of physical wellness and therefore retiree welfare. The Health index is calculated as the geometric mean of three indicators: life expectancy, health expenditure per capita, non-insured health expenditure. For last 5 years, China is keeping leading position by life expectancy. Home | The Health in Retirement Index | Finances in Retirement Index | Quality of Life Index | The Material Well-being
This index shows the level of happiness and fulfillment in a society as well as the effect of natural environment factors on the Quality of Life of individuals. It is constructed as the geometric mean of the happiness index and the natural environment index. Home | The Health in Retirement Index | Finances in Retirement Index | Quality of Life Index | The Material Well-being