Ageing and Longevity

How long until you retire? Across Europe, people’s working life is getting shorter

two older people sitting on a bench. By 2050, it is predicted that people in the EU will work until they are 48.2 years old on average.

Evidence suggests that people are finishing their working lives at an earlier age. Image: Unsplash/Matthew Bennett

Sean Fleming
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Working life duration is dipping in Europe. Image: Eurostat

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