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Unemployment rate for adults 55+ was about 3% in December 2015 

"In December 2015, the unemployment rate was 5.0% for the third month in a row. The rate by age ranged from 3.2% for those age 55 and over to 16.1% for teenagers (16 to 19 years)." For those age 45-54, the rate was 3.8%, according to a 2016 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2016). Unemployment rate 3.2 percent for those 55 years of age and older : The economics daily. Retrieved January 17, 2016, from

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