Transfer statistics 1/2017 published


The number of earnings-related pension insurance policies transferred from one pension insurance company to another totalled over 4700 on 1 January: transfers under the Employees Pensions Act (TyEL) numbered 4782 and under the Self-Employed Persons’ Pensions Act (YEL) 2987. The total volume of the transfers was EUR 97,162 thousand. These data are derived from the transfer statistics 1/2017, published today.

Policyholders can transfer their TyEL/YEL policies from one pension insurance company to another provided that the earnings-related pension insurance has been obtained from the same company for at least one year before the transfer. Transfers between companies can be done at four points in time during the year: in January, April, July and October.

More detailed information about the transfer percentages are available on our page ‘Transfer statistics’.