50% of people to rely on state pension

Women are more likely than men to depend on the state pension to fund their retirement, according to research from the Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF).

18th August, 2012

Women are more likely than men to depend on the state pension to fund their retirement, according to research from the Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF).

The national survey on pension participation and sources of income in retirement, conducted by Red C Research on behalf of the IAPF, found that almost half of Irish adults planned to rely heavily on the state pension in retirement.

Jerry Moriarty, chief executive of the IAPF, said pension...

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