Nearly 70% Taiwanese worried about losing pensions

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/02/16
By: Sophia Yeh and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, Feb. 16 (CNA) Nearly 70 percent of people in Taiwan have expressed concern

(CNA file photo)

that they or their children might not be able to receive a pension if the country’s various pension systems go bankrupt, according to a poll released by the Taiwan Thinktank Thursday.

According to the poll on the government’s proposed pension reforms, 69.2 percent of the respondents said they are worried that they or their children could find themselves unable to get a pension in the future, with the 20-to-49 age group having the highest rate among those who had the same opinion.

It also shows that 67 percent of those polled expressed support for pension reforms.

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