South Africa is the 10th largest pension market in the world
Global Pensions Asset Study 2013
This is a study of the 13 largest pension markets in the world and accounts for more than 85% of global pension assets. The countries included are Australia, Canada, Brazil, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland, the UK and the US.
Key Findings (estimates to end 2012)
- Total institutional pensions fund assets: US$252bn
- 10-year compound annual growth rate (ZAR): 13.0%
- Pension assets as % of GDP:64%