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Sunday, 29.03.2015, 00:10
On 26 March 2015, the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) hosts a visit by Jens Gruetz, expert of the Statistical Office of the European Union (hereinafter – Eurostat). During the visit, the CSB experts will report on the progress achieved in the calculation of a new indicator – state accrued-to-date pension entitlements.
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Increasingly more Latvian residents believe that they will be forced to fend for their retirement age on their own due to the fact that in wake of the negative demographic situation and the growing emigration, people are losing faith in the retirement system, believes Peteris Leiskalns, expert of the Employers' Confederation of Latvia, cites LETA.
The number of residents who believe that people themselves should care more about their life after retirement, not the government, has been increasing the past several years, according to a survey carried out by the SKDS research center, cites LETA.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite, who was attending the European Council in Brussels has criticised the Lithuanian Government for undertaking insufficient social reforms, reports LETA/ELTA.
The World Bank warns in its fresh report that aging population puts increasing pressure on Estonian state finances and it threatens economic growth in long-term perspective, Äripäev.ee/LETA reports.
The number of Lithuanians, who accumulate pensions in the second and third pillar pension funds, grew to record heights in 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.
It seems that Lithuanians care little about their life after retirement – their knowledge about the pension system is poor, expectations are trailing behind reality and actions are sluggish, informs LETA/ELTA.