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Fact of the Week: 16 December 2013

A Quarter of Adults Aged 65+ Are Working or Looking for Work

"Half of Americans ages 50 and older are working in some capacity or looking for work. Even among those 65 or over, 13% are working and not yet retired, 8% are working in retirement, and 3% are looking for work," according to a 2013 survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
       
Benz, J., Sedensky, M., Tompson, T., & Agiesta, J. (2013). Working longer: Older Americans' attitudes on work and retirement. The Associated Press and NORC. Retrieved from www.apnorc.org.
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