State of the Baby Boomer
2011 Boomers turning 65 are largely satisfied with their lives. Seventy-eight percent of those turning 65 in 2011 say they are satisfied with the way things are going in their lives today.
More than 4 out of 10 people who plan on working after 65 will work out of necessity.
3 out of 5 seniors (50s and 60s plan on working past 65)
Almost 4 out of 10 people now expect to work past 70+ or never retire at all.
70% doubt that they will have enough money to meet retirement needs by age 65.
43% ARE IN THEIR 50S OR 60S
81% HAVE BEEN UNEMPLOYED FOR MORE THAN 1 YEAR
26.5% THE FASTEST GROWING
50+ AGE GROUP
32% ONLINE VIDEO VIEWS
ARE FROM 50+ AGE GROUP
55+ AGE GROUP
VISITED SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES FROM MOBILE DEVICE
FROM PREVIOUS YEAR
BOOMERS ON THE NET
100% 80% 60% 40% 20%
26.5% 32% 32%
DATING VIDEO SOCIAL NETWORKING
32% of online users aged 50-64 visit social networking sites
OF PEOPLE AGED 55-64 33% ARE SMART PHONE USERS
25% OF SMART PHONE USERS ARE 50+ OR OLDER
47% OF PEOPLE WHO GO ON CRUISES ARE AGED 50+
65% OF MUSEUM VISITORS TO ART AND HISTORY MUSEUMS ARE AGED 50+
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