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CountryISO CodeMaleFemaleAbout to change?Notes
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AustraliaAU6563YesWomen's pension age will gradually rise to 65 by 2014 and both will increase to 67 in stages between 2017 and 2023
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AustriaAT6560No
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BelgiumBE6565No
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CanadaCA6565NoThe normal pension eligibility is age 65 but an early pension can be claimed from age 60
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ChileCL6560No
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Czech RepublicCZ6261YesRetirement age will be increased for men to 63 years from 2016 and for women without children from 2019 and to age 59 to 62 for women with children (depending on number of children they have raised)
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DenmarkDK6565YesGovernment propose to raise the age to 67 over an eight year period starting in 2017
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FinlandFI6363NoUnder the Employees' Pension Act (TYEL) the retirement age is 63 to 68 years
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FranceFR6060YesWill be raised to 62 over the next eight years
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GermanyDE6565YesThis will increase to age 67 between 2012 and 2029. It is possible in some circumstances to retire at 63 years
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GreeceGR6560YesThere are plans to increase women's age to 65 years
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HungaryHU6262YesRetirement age will increase to age 65 for men from 2018 and for women from 2020
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IcelandIS6565NoThis is for the public sector. The legal retirement age for private sector employees is 67
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IrelandIR6565NoThere is no fixed retirement age for employees. There is a statutory retirement age of generally 65 for some public servants
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ItalyIT6560No
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JapanJP6060YesThe pension age is gradually being increased to 65, between 2001 and 2013 for men and between 2006 and 2018 for women
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Korea (Republic of)KR6060YesThe pension age is being increased grdually and will reach age 65 by 2033
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LuxembourgLU6565NoNormal retirement age is 65 but early retirement at 57 is possible
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MexicoMX6565NoNormal retirement age is 65 years but early retirement is available from age 60
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NetherlandsNL6565YesThere are plans to increase the retirement age to 67
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New ZealandNZ6565No
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NorwayNO6767No60% of employees are entitled to early retirement from the age of 62 years under the early retirement plan, AFP
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PolandPL6560NoTher are some professions that are entitled to earlier retirement such as teachers and armed forces
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PortugalPT6565NoEarly retirement is possible in some circumstances from the age of 55 years
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SlovakiaSK6257YesThe retirement age for women is currently increasing to 62 years by 2014 so that both sexes will be equalised
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SpainES6565No
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SwedenSE6161NoThe retirement age is flexible, state pensions can be claimed from age of 61 years
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SwitzerlandCH6564No
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TurkeyTR6058YesThere are plans to increase the retirement age in stages from 2035 to age 65 for both men and women
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United KingdomGB6560YesThe retirement age for women is being increased between 2010 – 2020 to 65 years. State pension will rise to age 66 in 2024, age 67 in 2034 and age 68 in 2044.
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United StatesUS6666YesIncreasing to age 67 in stages
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