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Pension fund assets as percent of GDP, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 15 countries was 20.38 percent.The highest value was in Israel: 63.78 percent and the lowest value was in Pakistan: 0.08 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Pension fund assets to GDP, 2019 Global rank Available data
Israel 63.78 1 2001 - 2019
Malaysia 61.21 2 2001 - 2019
Hong Kong 45.41 3 2001 - 2019
Singapore 35.12 4 2006 - 2019
Japan 28.71 5 1998 - 2019
South Korea 28.16 6 2002 - 2019
Kazakhstan 13.6 7 2006 - 2019
Maldives 11.71 8 2011 - 2019
Thailand 7.24 9 2001 - 2019
Armenia 3.83 10 2014 - 2019
India 2.09 11 2010 - 2019
China 1.89 12 2004 - 2019
Indonesia 1.83 13 2002 - 2019
Georgia 1.1 14 2019 - 2019
Pakistan 0.08 15 2007 - 2019


Definition: Ratio of assets of pension funds to GDP. A pension fund is any plan, fund, or scheme that provides retirement income. Data taken from a variety of sources such as OECD, AIOS, FIAP and national sources.
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