Pension is not always easy to understand. That’s why we’ve produced three films that briefly explain how the Swedish pension system works. The films are also available in Swedish, and in several other languages. If you want more information, you can find it here on our website.
How pension works
You pay in to your pension by working and paying taxes. The Swedish pension system consists of three parts: a national pension from the state, an occupational pension from your employer and any savings of your own.
The Swedish pension system
How occupational pension works
Occupational pension is an important part of your total pension. Learn more about how occupational pension works, how to find out if you have an occupational pension, and what you need to consider if you are self-employed.
Occupational pension from your employer
How a housing supplement works
If you have a low pension and live in Sweden, you can apply for a housing supplement. The amount of your housing supplement depends on your income, your assets, your housing expenses and whether you live alone.
Housing supplement and income support for the elderly