Two out of three Swedes want personal choice in the selection of pension funds

A new opinion poll shows strong support for personal selection of funds in the Swedish premium pension system.

CEO Fredrik Nordström of the Swedish Investment Fund Association. | Photo: PR

A clear majority (64 percent) of Swedes prefer to be able to choose their own funds for part of their pension savings. This is one of the major results from a new opinion poll made by TNS Sifo Prospera on behalf of the Swedish Investment Fund Association.

Younger savers are more positive than average as 77 percent of Swedes aged 18-34 want to be able to make personal fund choices. Even among those who have currently chosen the non-choice option (Såfan), a clear majority of 63 percent claim it is good or very good to have a choice.

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