Official Statistics

Economic activity analysis on older people living in rural areas

Report on older people living in rural areas and their economic activity (produced in March 2012).


Older people living in rural areas (report - March 2012)

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This report on older people living in rural areas (conducted in March 2012) aims to understand the contribution that this group of people makes towards the rural and urban economies. It also seeks to understand the changes in economic activity amongst this group of people as a result of reaching retirement age.

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Published 8 March 2012
Last updated 21 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. We’ve changed how we’ve organised rural statistics and updated the content following Lord Cameron’s review of rural proofing.
  2. First published.