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How long will...

6 February 2019

3 min read

How long will my pension need to last?

People are living longer. On average, people aged 55 today will live to their mid-to-late 80s. Around 1 in 10 men and 1 in 5 women this age will live to 100. It's important to take life expectancy into account when planning for your retirement.

Alex Michelsen
Alex Michelsen,

Head of People Development

People are living longer. On average, people aged 55 today will live to their mid-to-late 80s. Around 1 in 10 men and 1 in 5 women this age will live to 100. It’s important to take life expectancy into account when planning for your retirement.

You can calculate your life expectancy in an instant using this handy widget from the UK’s Office for National Statistics:

Alex Michelsen

Alex Michelsen


Head of People Development

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