Norwegians look forward to everyday life without stress as pensioners

pensioner pension indexRetired and enjoying the life. Photo: Norway Today Media

Three out of five Norwegian pensioners are looking forward to releasing stress and time pressure when they stop working according to a survey.

A survey Response Analysis did for VG newspaper found that among people over 50 years of age who are still in work, showed that most women, 64%, are looking forward to an everyday life without stress and time pressure. 57% of the men are also looking forward to this.

“Some of what people are looking forward to is not having to hang on the alarm clock, as previously said, and having to be somewhere at fixed times and be subject to a fixed regime” said Per Erik Solem, psychologist and researcher at Oslo Met, to the newspaper.

One in five, or 22%, of the respondents were looking forward to not having to get up in the morning.

22% of the men asked were most pleased with being released from poor managers at work. For women, the figure was 9%. The total for both sexes was 16%.

When asked about retirement, half responded that they were looking forward to it, and 44% said they were going to have a lot to do. Only
3% said that they dread it, or believe they will be bored wrote VG newspaper.

428 people participated in the survey.

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