Life expectancy affected by pension levels


The UK's Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has released its tables for scheme-specific mortality figures, which show a dramatic difference in the life expectancy of the richest cohort of pensioners versus the poorest.

Set up in 2002, the self-administered pension schemes (SAPS) research took the data from pensioners in larger schemes in the UK and is intended to provide more accurate mortality figures for pension schemes than the prevailing CMI figures, which are drawn from the data from