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Summary - Pension Trends podcast, 16 February 2012

Released: 16 February 2012 Download PDF

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The animated video with commentary explains the latest statistics published in three Pension Trends chapters on 16 February 2012. It covers:

  • How the UK population is ageing

  • Life expectancy and healthy life expectancy in retirement

  • The ‘old age dependency ratio’ and

  • Changes in the age when people stop working and retire.

It is based on Pension Trends Chapter 2, Chapter 3 and Chapter 4.

Source: Office for National Statistics

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