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Only a third have a pension says A&L index

Only one third of people have any type of pension according to the latest Alliance & Leicester Wealth Tracker Index.

At 34 per cent this is a marginal increase from July, when it stood at 32 per cent.

With only 29 per cent of women making provision, they lag behind the 40 per cent of men who have done so.

People living in East Anglia top the regional tables with 50 per cent having taken out a pension, almost double that of people in Wales and Yorkshire at 26 per cent.

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