TCRS Annual Retirement Survey

The Transamerica Annual Retirement Survey is now in its 21st 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 employment status (full-time/part-time), gender, generation, household income, education and race/ethnicity. Findings of employers are examined by company size and include comparisons to workers by company size. 


21st Annual Retirement Survey (2020)

Living in the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Health, Finances, and Retirement Prospects of Four Generations

Workers are living through a public health crisis and coping with concerns ranging from health and family to employment and finances. This report examines the experiences four generations – Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers – and the impacts of the pandemic on their health, employment, financial well-being, and their ability their ability to save and invest for retirement.

Navigating the Pandemic: A Survey of U.S. Employers

The pandemic has upended the U.S. economy, yet employers are findings ways to support their employees during this challenging time. As a collaboration between TCRS and nonprofit Transamerica Institute, this report examines what companies are doing differently amid the coronavirus pandemic to support their employees' health, financial security, and general well-being.

20th Annual Retirement Survey (2019-2020)


19th Annual Retirement Survey (2018)


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)


11th Annual Retirement Survey (2009-2010)


10th Annual Retirement Survey (2008-2009)


9th Annual Retirement Survey (2007)

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