TCRS Annual Retirement Survey

The Transamerica Annual Retirement Survey is now in its 18th year. The survey comprises research among nationally representative samples of American workers and employers, and is designed to explore attitudes and behaviors regarding retirement security and benefits. It is one of the largest and longest-running of its kind and is conducted through an independent research firm. TCRS reports include in-depth segmentation and comparison analysis of workers based on company size, gender, generation, household income, education and race/ethnicity. Findings of employers are examined on company size. 


Retirees Survey (2018)


18th Annual Retirement Survey (2017)


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)

A Source of Inspiration: Future Early Retirees (Worker Survey)

A "Perfect" 401(k) Plan

Relying on Social Security in Retirement

Emerging from the Recession (Employer Survey)

Out of Work in America (Unemployed/Underemployed Survey)

The New Retirement: Working (Worker Survey Results)


11th Annual Retirement Survey (2009-2010)


10th Annual Retirement Survey (2008-2009)


9th Annual Retirement Survey (2007)

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