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Older people working longer

Issue No. 2308

The number of people working beyond their retirement age has almost doubled since 1993.

Some 12 percent of older people—or 1.4 million—were working in 2011. The Office for National Statistics reports that financial pressure is one factor behind the rise.

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Tue 19 Jun 2012, 16:56 BST
Issue No. 2308
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