The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2022, 25% of all U.S. workers will be over 55. The number of workers 55 and older has already increased by 12% since 2007.
By 2050, the number of individuals in the labor force who are 65 or older will grow by 75%; the number 25 to 54 will only grow by 2%.
According to the Harvard Business Review, to finance retirement, many workers currently in their fifties will work into their seventies; individuals in their twenties could well be working into their eighties.
This report provides in-depth numbers on the aging workforce and highlights the best employers for older workers and programs for returning workers.