The graying of the workforce

The number of jobs in the United States has shrunk, but workers ages 55 and older make up more of the employed.

The number of younger workers are declining, but workers age 55 and older are increasing.
Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Graphic: The Washington Post. Published on January 12, 2012, 12:32 p.m.
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