One in nine UK pensioners have deferred state pension

Decline expected

Victoria McKeever
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One in nine UK pensioners have deferred state pension

One in nine UK pensioners - more than 1.5 million people - have deferred their state pension, according to data held by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

As of September 2016, 1.56 million (11%) of the 12.95 million people in receipt of their state pension had deferred it, according to a freedom of information request submitted to the DWP by Old Mutual...

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