Definition: Contributions to individual private pension plans
Contributions made to individual private pension plans (PY035G), during the income reference period, refers to the pensions policies taken out by individual households on their own initiative and for their own benefit, independently of their employers or government and outside any social insurance scheme.
These contributions represent the counterpart to pensions from individual private plans (other than those covered under ESSPROS) (PY080G).
It includes: contributions to individual pensions plans related to old age, survivors, sickness, disability and unemployment.
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1980/2003 of 21 October 2003 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning Community statistics on income and living conditions (EU-SILC) as regards definitions and updated definitions