There is no particular pension age in the general pension system in Sweden. A person is entitled to draw a pension from the age of 61 and it can be postponed as long as a person wishes.

Sweden’s general pension system

Here you can read about Sweden’s general old age pension system and how you earn your pension. The basis for belonging to the Swedish general pension system is that you are covered by Swedish social insurance. You can do this by either working or living in Sweden, and being recorded in the population register in Sweden. If you stop working, or begin working in a different country, or move from Sweden, you still have the pension entitlements that you earned in Sweden. The pension system comprises of three parts – guarantee pension, income pension and premium pension.

Pensions in the Nordic countries

Here you can get an overall view of pensions in the Nordic area

Read more about pensions in the Nordic area