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Fact of the Week: 10 December 2012


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In 2050, Almost One Quarter of the Labor Force Will Be 55+

"The proportion of the labor force composed of people ages 55 and older is projected to rise from 13% in 2000 to 24% by 2050," according to a 2012 analysis of Current Population Survey data.

Toossi, M. (2012). Projections of the labor force to 2050: A visual essay. Monthly Labor Review, 135(10), 3-16. Retrieved from www.bls.gov.

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