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Number of 65 year olds, starting in 2011-2031

On January 1, 2011, as the baby boomers begin to celebrate their 65th birthdays, 10,000 people will turn 65 every day–this will continue for 20 years.

Baby Boomers Retire. http://www.pewresearch.org/daily-number/baby-boomers-retire/. Published December 29 2010. Accessed October 15, 2015

Reference

Title
Baby Boomers Retire
Publisher
Pew Research Center
Publication Date
Published December 29 2010
URL
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  • Future Demographics

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