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UK annuity price series, 1957–2002

  • EDMUND CANNON (a1) and IAN TONKS (a2)

The UK annuity market is one of the largest in the world and of considerable importance for research on pensions, and understanding the decumulation phase in defined-contribution pension schemes. Time-series data for UK annuity rates has hitherto been unavailable. This article presents data for the period 1957 to 2002 and describes how the data were constructed.

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Financial History Review
  • ISSN: 0968-5650
  • EISSN: 1474-0052
  • URL: /core/journals/financial-history-review
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