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A Retirement Crisis?

A RETIREMENT CRISIS? Over the next two decades the U.S. faces the largest exodus from the workforce of any generation in American history. FEWER CHILDREN SURGE IN SENIORS 58.6 = 10 births 50 MILLION Baby Boomers will retire between 2010 and 2030. 45 1980 40 35 30 1990 25 1,000 20 Skyrocketing ratio of seniors to working age adults 2000 15 10 2010 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 ages 15-44 2х 7,300,000 A child born in California in Immigrants and their children will be needed to replace retirees. 2015 will need to carry twice the weight of economic and social responsibility as a child born in 1985. America's path away from the retirement crisis, and into a more sustainable future, requires policies that afford everyone the opportunity to fully contribute to its economy and society. DESIGNED BY ANNA JACOBSEN Sources: Myers, "California's Diminishing Resource: Children;"and Myers, Levy, and Pitkin, "The Contributions of Immigrants and Their Children to the American Workforce and Jobs if the Future," and US. Census Bureau. Seniors (65+) per 100 Working Age (25-64)

A Retirement Crisis?

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Over the next two decades the U.S. faces the largest exodus from the workforce of any generation in American history.

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