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 Reforma de pensiones en Francia infographic
El gráfico muestra el gasto en pensiones como porcentaje del PIB en algunos países industrializados, y la edad promedio de salida efectiva del mercado laboral.


Macron sigue adelante con su reforma de pensiones

By Jordi Bou

January 10, 2023 - Emmanuel Macron planea reformar el costoso sistema de pensiones de
Francia aumentando la edad de retiro, pero enfrenta sólida oposición.

Macron’s government is to present a draft law, which is expected to require French citizens to work two or three years past the current retirement age of 62 to qualify for a full pension.

With one of the lowest retirement ages in the industrialised world, France also spends more than most other countries on pensions at nearly 14% of economic output, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

With labour unions vowing to strike over any rise in the retirement age and leftwing and far-right parties gearing up to contest the reforms, the fight is shaping up to be a test of whether Macron can deliver on his second-term agenda.

The gamble comes at a difficult juncture for the French economy, which may have already contracted at the end of last year as soaring power prices and record inflation weighed on households and businesses.

PUBLISHED: 10/01/2023; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images