Workers Age 65+ Rose to 4% of the U.S. Workforce in 2012
"Since 2000, workers age 65 and over have made up an increasing share of overall employment, rising from 2 percent in 2000 to 4 percent in 2012," according to a 2013 analysis of Current Population Survey data.
Hipple, S., & Sok, E. (2013). Tenure of American workers: Spotlight on statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from Tenure of American Workers, BLS.