December 31, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

The baby-boom generation to remain in the labor force

Percent change in labor force by age, projected 2008-18
Age Percent change in labor force

Ages 16 to 24

-4

Ages 25 to 34

10

Ages 35 to 44

-1

Ages 45 to 54

-5

Ages 55 to 64

33

Ages 65 and older

78

These data featured in the TED article, The baby-boom generation to remain in the labor force.

 

 

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