Day: May 21, 2013

Older Workers Are About to Surpass Younger Workers for the 1st Time – Matthew O’Brien – The Atlantic

This is how a baby boom ends. Not with a bust, but with a lot of old workers.

For the first time ever, workers over-55 are set to make up a bigger share of the workforce than workers between 25 and 34 years old. The chart below (via Conor Sen) shows the share of younger workers (blue) versus older workers (red) since 1950.

via Older Workers Are About to Surpass Younger Workers for the 1st Time – Matthew O'Brien – The Atlantic.