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Pension system

On these pages, we present the basics of the earnings-related pension system and earnings-related pensions, the various actors in the system, the importance of work ability, vocational rehabilitation, earnings-related pensions and the European Union.

Pensions as an element of social insurance

Social insurance is the statutory and compulsory insurance provided by the public…

Earnings-related pension provision

Earnings-related pension is a part of the statutory social security scheme. It…

Operators in the system

Authorized pension providers are the pivotal operators in the earnings-related pension system…

Work ability

Work ability consists of compatibility and the balance between a person’s physical…

Vocational rehabilitation

Rehabilitation within the earnings-related pension system means vocational rehabilitation arranged and paid…

Decentralized system

The administration of the Finnish earnings-related pension system is decentralized. This means…

Pensions and the EU

The pension systems of countries differ from each other markedly. In Finland,…

History of the system

The earnings-related pension system was set up at the turn of the…

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