Skip to main content



1 in 4 workers and retirees mention paid work as a retirement aspiration

Among workers and retires in 15 countries, "26% (net) mention some form of paid work as a retirement aspiration including continuing to work in the same field (15%), continuing to work but in another field (11%), and/or starting a business (10%)," according to data from the 2017 Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey. (p. 9)
Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement. (2017). Successful retirement -- healthy aging and financial security: The Aegon retirement readiness survey 2017. Netherlands: Aegon. Retrieved from this source.
Search for similar facts in Facts database





27 June 2017
One third of workers age 50+ have less than $25,000 in savings and investments

20 June 2017
2 in 10 Baby Boomers contribute more than 15% of salary to 401(k) plans

13 June 2017
6 in 10 workers aged 65+ normally work full-time

06 June 2017
35% of men and 25% of women age 60+ are in the labor force


More »

Follow The Center on Aging & Work at Boston Collegelink to Aging & Work Twitterlink to Aging & Work Facebook