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Almost 20% of U.S. adults aged 65+ are employed full- or part-time

"In May 2016, 18.8% of Americans ages 65 and older, or nearly 9 million people, reported being employed full- or part-time," according to a 2016 Pew Research Center analysis of BLS data.  In comparison, in May 2000 "just 12.8% of 65-and- older Americans, or about 4 million people, said they were working." 
        DeSilver, D. (2016). More older Americans are working than in recent years. Washington DC: Pew Research Center. Retrieved from this source.
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