Who is entitled to retirement pension?
When do you draw a retirement pension?
Combine work and retirement pension
How do you accumulate a retirement pension?
- For each year you have pensionable income, 18.1 per cent of the income is added to your pension reserves. Pension is earned from the first krone.
- Sickness benefit, work assessment allowance and carer pay also count as pensionable income.
- For periods with disability benefit, 18.1 per cent of your assumed income is added to your pension fund. This applies up to and including the year you turn 61.
- For periods with unemployment benefit, 18.1 per cent of the income used as the basis for determining unemployment benefit is added to your pension reserves.
- You can also earn pension savings based on compulsory military service that was started at the earliest in 2010.
- You can earn pension savings for unpaid care work.
- You can earn pension savings up to and including the year you turn 75. If you turned 13 in 2010 or later, you can earn pension savings from the year you turned/turn 13. If you were 17 years or older in 2010, you can earn pension savings from the year you turned 17.
- Annual income is included from 1 January the year after the final tax assessment has been completed. For example, your income for 2020 is included in the pension calculation from 1 January 2022.