So much of our life is dedicated to the workforce that the time we take to retire feels like such a short window. However, where you live and work in the world plays a major role in how long you have for retirement. As the life expectancy of different countries varies, so does the number of years of retirement the average person has.
Not only do retirement years vary from place to place, gender alters these figures as well. For example, its striking how much more time women spend in retirement throughout the world. The below graphic further details how gender and location impact the duration of your retirement life.
Anthony Ogorek, CFP®, Ed D.