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4 in 10 men and 3 in 10 women aged 65-69 were in the labor force in 2015

 

 
“From 1985 through 2015, the labor force participation rate (LFPR) among individuals aged 65–69 rose from 24% to 37% for men and from 14% to 28% for women,” according to a 2016 analysis of data from the Current population survey of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. (chart 1 and p. 17)
       
 
        Purcell, P. (2016). Employment at older ages and social security benefit claiming. Social Security Bulletin, 76(4), 1-18. Retrieved from this source.
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