Chart 5
Working at age 60 and older by necessity is more common among those without a university degree

Total Postsecondary, bachelor's degree or higher Postsecondary, below bachelor's degree High school diploma or less 0 20 40 60 80 % of employed
Note(s):
The proportion of employed people 60 years and older working by necessity in February 2022.
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701), custom tabulation.

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Working at age 60 and older by necessity is more common among those without a university degree
  % of employed
Total 55.4
Postsecondary, bachelor's degree or higher 47.4
Postsecondary, below bachelor's degree 57.6
High school diploma or less 59.8
Note(s):
The proportion of employed people 60 years and older working by necessity in February 2022.
Source(s):
Labour Force Survey (3701), custom tabulation.
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