Official Statistics

Older workers statistical information booklet: quarter 2, 2013

The annual publication of data about older workers' employment position and labour market participation in the UK.

Documents

Statistical publication: Older workers statistical information booklet

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Tables: Older workers statistical information booklet

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Detail

This ‘Older workers statistical information booklet’ provides data on the position of older people in the labour market in 2013, with the majority of data covering quarter 2, April to June 2013.

The booklet compares outcomes for older people (aged 50 to 64 or 65+) with outcomes for other age groups within the UK. It also offers a range of data on:

  • employment
  • unemployment and inactivity
  • employment types
  • industry and occupation

Statistics are compared by age, gender, ethnicity and disability.

Coverage: United Kingdom

Review of the need for the ‘Older workers statistical information booklet’

Following a review, we no longer publish the ‘Older workers statistical information booklet’. This is the last edition.

You can find detailed statistics and research about older workers in the Fuller Working Lives evidence review.

The Office for National Statistics publish regular statistics about the UK labour market, including age breakdowns. They have also published more detailed statistics on the participation rates of older people in the labour market in 2014.