6th February 2020: Our study has found that 37% of adults in Ireland without a pension blame rent and other day-to-day bills for making it impossible for them to afford pension contributions.

View the full Pensions in Ireland 2020 Report here.

The state pension age has become one of the hottest topics of debate between the political parties and the electorate ahead of the General Election this weekend.  Given that the research was conducted during the election campaign period, it raises the question as to whether the heightened awareness and conversation around pensions impacted the findings, which include:

  • 29% of adults without a pension are planning to start one this year
  • More than two thirds (69%) of those with a pension said that they planned to increase their contributions in the future.

V4 Pensions Survey 2020 Infographic

About this survey:

The Matrix Recruitment Pension Survey was undertaken online in January 2020 among 533 adults over the age of 18. Matrix Recruitment is one of Ireland’s leading recruitment firms.  Established in 1998 and with offices in Dublin, Waterford, Carlow and Athlone Matrix specialises in a number of job categories including accountancy, financial services, engineering manufacturing, quality & laboratory, supply chain, HR, office support, IT and sales & marketing.

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View full Pensions in Ireland 2020 Report

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