This Briefing Note discusses expected lifespans spent above State Pension age (SPa). It considers the life expectancies of current and future retirees and the proportion of adult life individuals may spend in receipt of the State Pension. The proportion of people attaining a third of their adult life after SPa is considered under the current approach to SPa rises.

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