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Working and Retirement

Table 32: Average retirement ages (2019)[1]

Year

Male

Female

1950

67.2

63.9

1960

66.2

62.7

1970

65.4

62.4

1980

64.6

62.0

1990

63.6

61.1

1995

63.1

60.6

2000

63.3

61.2

2005

63.8

61.9

2010

64.7

62.5

2015

64.9

63.0

2016

65.2

63.7

2017

65.1

63.6

2018

65.1

63.9

2019

65.3

64.3

 

[1] DWP Economic labour market status of individuals aged 50 and over, trends over time: September 2019

 

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