Beyond this, it is planned to reach 68 by 2046.
On April 9, the Government released a research paper comparing pension systems between the UK and international countries and within this report, it was shown that British retirees have to wait longer to receive their state entitlement than many of its European neighbours.
The lowest state pension age can be found in Slovenia, Austria and Poland, where they can be claimed from the age of 60.
It should be noted however that there are a small number of countries where the state pension age in 2021 is higher than the UKs.
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