* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Pension fund assets as percent of GDP, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 9 countries was 60.28 percent. The highest value was in Canada: 179.68 percent and the lowest value was in Panama: 1.21 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2020. 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, 2020 Global rank Available data
Canada 179.68 1 2000 - 2020
USA 169.52 2 2001 - 2020
El Salvador 50.3 3 1998 - 2020
Costa Rica 36.75 4 2001 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 36.47 5 2010 - 2020
Jamaica 33.67 6 2004 - 2020
Mexico 20.41 7 2000 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 14.49 8 2003 - 2020
Panama 1.21 9 2005 - 2020



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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