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February 2004
Vol. 5, no. 2

Perspectives on Labour and Income


More seniors at work
Doreen Duchesne

Why are so many seniors still at work? Some enjoy their job and intend working indefinitely, while others feel forced to work for economic reasons. The 2001 Census is used to update an earlier study focusing on the occupations of seniors who continue to work beyond age 65the traditional age of retirement.


The near-retirement rate

The near-retirement ratethe percentage of workers who are within 10 years of the median retirement agewill likely increase as more baby boomers enter the pre-retirement phase. A look at trends in the near-retirement rate between 1987 and 2002.

Key labour and income facts
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