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Fact-of-the-Week: 28 March 2011


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LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION OF OLDER WORKERS IN THE MILLIONS


Currently 30.3 million people aged 55 or older--one of four (39.9%) individuals in this age group--are in the U.S. labor force, according to a 2011 AARP report.


Rix, S. E. (2011). Unemployment down but overall job growth remains anemic. (Fact Sheet No. 210). Washington, DC: AARP Public Policy Institute. Retrieved from http://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/ppi/econ-sec/fs208-employment.pdf