Transamerica Institute

TCRS Annual Retirement Survey

The Transamerica Annual Retirement Survey – now in its 17th year – is a poll of American workers and their employers designed to explore attitudes and behaviors regarding retirement security and benefits. The survey is one of the largest and longest-running of its kind and is conducted through an independent research firm and the data represents employees of different age groups and employers of various sizes. In addition to the findings on various retirement issues, the survey provides an in-depth segmentation and comparison analysis based on company size, gender, and age groups.


17th Annual Retirement Survey (2016)


16th Annual Retirement Survey (2015)


Retirees Survey (2015)


15th Annual Retirement Survey (2014)


14th Annual Retirement Survey (2013)


13th Annual Retirement Survey (2012)


12th Annual Retirement Survey (2011)


11th Annual Retirement Survey (2009-2010)

Educational Matters: The Impact of Educational Attainment on Worker Retirement Outlook

Women and Retirement

Employers Remain Reluctant to Enhance Retirement Benefits

A Tale of Two Retirements: The Importance of Employee-Funded Retirement Plans in the Workplace


10th Annual Retirement Survey (2008-2009)


9th Annual Retirement Survey (2007)

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