* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

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

The average for 2019 based on 83 countries was 29.74 percent.The highest value was in the Netherlands: 191.85 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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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Pension fund assets to GDP, 2019 Global rank Available data
Netherlands 191.85 1 1997 - 2019
Iceland 175 2 2001 - 2019
Switzerland 152.5 3 1994 - 2019
USA 150.35 4 2001 - 2019
Australia 134.31 5 2001 - 2019
UK 123.31 6 2001 - 2019
Sweden 99.83 7 2001 - 2019
Canada 95.71 8 1990 - 2019
Namibia 89.93 9 2010 - 2019
Chile 80.82 10 1990 - 2019
Israel 63.78 11 2001 - 2019
Malaysia 61.21 12 2001 - 2019
Finland 59.52 13 2001 - 2019
Malta 48.25 14 2011 - 2019
Bolivia 46.92 15 1997 - 2019
Hong Kong 45.41 16 2001 - 2019
El Salvador 44.61 17 1998 - 2019
Denmark 37.81 18 2001 - 2019
Ireland 37.23 19 2001 - 2019
Singapore 35.12 20 2006 - 2019
Belgium 34.98 21 1998 - 2019
Jamaica 32.29 22 2004 - 2019
Tr.&Tobago 32.12 23 2010 - 2019
New Zealand 31.36 24 2001 - 2019
Croatia 29.53 25 2002 - 2019
Japan 28.71 26 1998 - 2019
Uruguay 28.55 27 1996 - 2019
South Korea 28.16 28 2002 - 2019
Colombia 26.5 29 1994 - 2019
Peru 22.75 30 2000 - 2019
Papua N.G. 19.17 31 2013 - 2019
Costa Rica 17.79 32 2001 - 2019
Estonia 17.63 33 2004 - 2019
Latvia 16.66 34 2001 - 2019
Mexico 16.31 35 2000 - 2019
Malawi 15.61 36 2011 - 2019
Brazil 13.63 37 2000 - 2019
Kazakhstan 13.6 38 2006 - 2019
Kenya 13.31 39 2001 - 2019
Bulgaria 13.05 40 2000 - 2019
Slovakia 12.64 41 2005 - 2019
Domin. Rep. 12.19 42 2003 - 2019
Maldives 11.71 43 2011 - 2019
Suriname 11.3 44 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia 11.26 45 2006 - 2019
Rwanda 11.01 46 2017 - 2019
Italy 10.87 47 2001 - 2019
Norway 10.82 48 1995 - 2019
France 10.57 49 2006 - 2019
Portugal 10.23 50 2001 - 2019
Spain 9.26 51 1998 - 2019
Uganda 9.03 52 2013 - 2019
Czechia 8.83 53 2001 - 2019
Guyana 8.37 54 2008 - 2019
Lithuania 8.26 55 2004 - 2019
Germany 7.5 56 2001 - 2019
Slovenia 7.25 57 2003 - 2019
Thailand 7.24 58 2001 - 2019
Nigeria 7.02 59 2007 - 2019
Poland 6.86 60 2000 - 2019
Austria 6.11 61 1991 - 2019
Romania 6.09 62 2008 - 2019
Ghana 4.97 63 2014 - 2019
Russia 4 64 2005 - 2019
Armenia 3.83 65 2014 - 2019
Hungary 3.78 66 1998 - 2019
Turkey 2.93 67 2003 - 2019
Luxembourg 2.83 68 2004 - 2019
Zambia 2.7 69 2001 - 2019
India 2.09 70 2010 - 2019
China 1.89 71 2004 - 2019
Indonesia 1.83 72 2002 - 2019
Egypt 1.46 73 1999 - 2019
Mozambique 1.17 74 2013 - 2019
Georgia 1.1 75 2019 - 2019
Panama 0.93 76 2005 - 2019
Greece 0.85 77 2007 - 2019
Serbia 0.83 78 2006 - 2019
Angola 0.74 79 2009 - 2019
Honduras 0.23 80 2002 - 2019
Albania 0.17 81 2007 - 2019
Pakistan 0.08 82 2007 - 2019
Ukraine 0.08 83 2000 - 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.
191.85
175.00
152.50
150.35
134.31
123.31
99.83
95.71
89.93
80.82
63.78
61.21
59.52
48.25
46.92
45.41
44.61
37.81
37.23
35.12
34.98
32.29
32.12
31.36
29.53
28.71
28.55
28.16
26.50
22.75
19.17
17.79
17.63
16.66
16.31
15.61
13.63
13.60
13.31
13.05
12.64
12.19
11.71
11.30
11.26
11.01
10.87
10.82
10.57
10.23
9.26
9.03
8.83
8.37
8.26
7.50
7.25
7.24
7.02
6.86
6.11
6.09
4.97
4.00
3.83
3.78
2.93
2.83
2.70
2.09
1.89
1.83
1.46
1.17
1.10
0.93
0.85
0.83
0.74
0.23
0.17
0.08
0.08
0
48
95.9
143.9
191.85
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