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Labor Force Statistics on Older Americans, Third Quarter 2013

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Document date: December 20, 2013
Released online: January 24, 2014
This data brief reports quarterly labor force statistics for older Americans, a growing segment of the workforce. It reports labor force participation rates, unemployment rates, employment-to-population ratios, and the share of unemployed workers who have been out of work for more than six months, and compares outcomes to earlier years. Labor market outcomes did not improve much for older or younger workers in the third quarter of 2013. Older workers continue to fare better than their younger counterparts, although older unemployed adults take longer to find work.


Topics/Tags: | Employment | Retirement and Older Americans


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