Older Americans Increasingly Likely to Work Instead of Retire

What is percentage point change by age among Americans 55-65 between March 2000 and March 2022?

  • Working full time
  • Ill or disabled
  • Retired
  • Other

Source: Minneapolis Fed calculations using data from 
IPUMS-CPS, University of Minnesota.

Montgomery DH. Who’s not working? Understanding the U.S.’s aging workforce | Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Minneapolisfed.org. Published 2022. Accessed March 2, 2023. https://www.minneapolisfed.org/article/2023/whos-not-working-understanding-the-uss-aging-workforce