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1 in 3 workers aged 65+ report working part-time voluntarily

 
Among workers aged 65 years and older, the voluntary part-time rate was 34.6% in 2016, while the rate for workers aged 45-54 was 12.2%, according to a 2018 analysis of Current Population Survey data. (fig.5, chart data)
 
*Voluntary part-time workers are those who either do not want to work 35 or more hours a week or are not available to do so.
       
 
 
         
Dunn, M. (March 2018). Who chooses part-time work and why? Monthly Labor Review. Retrieved from this source.
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