Over a third (37%) of women aged over-50 do not have a private pension, compared to a fifth (20%) of men.
Of the women that do have a pension, 16% in or nearing retirement have decreased the amount they have put into their long term savings, by an average of £196 per month, with 15% of men decreasing their savings, by an average of £391 a month.
Women have significantly changed their retirement expectations in the last year, as 35% expect to now retire later, compared to 25% of men.
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All figures in this article are taken from the State of Retirement Report which was produced by Opinium’s Desk Research unit and the Survey team; Survey research was carried out amongst a custom sample of older aged Britons by Opinium Research on behalf of LV=. The online poll amongst a custom sample of 1,559 British adults aged over-50 years was carried out between 20-27 April 2012.