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3 in 10 couples or unmarried persons age 65+ earned income from wages and salaries in 2015

"In 1962, 36% of couples* and nonmarried persons aged 65+ had income from earnings [wages or salaries]. By 2015, that proportion had decreased to 29%," according to a 2017 report from the Social Security Administration.
 
*A married couple is aged 65 or older if the husband is aged 65 or older or if the husband is aged 54 or younger and the wife is 65 or older.
       
 
 
         
Social Security Administration. (2017). Fast facts and figures about social security, 2017. Washington DC: Social Security Administration. Retrieved from this source.
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