Average weekly hours worked in the U.S.

men and women over the age of 65, 1900–2005

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Average weekly hours worked by those aged 65 and older19.3019.2719.2419.2119.1819.1519.1219.0919.0619.0319.0018.7318.4618.1917.9217.6517.3817.1116.8416.5716.3016.1516.0015.8515.7015.5515.4015.2515.1014.9514.8014.3713.9413.5113.0812.6512.2211.7911.3610.9310.5010.3810.2610.1410.029.909.789.669.549.429.309.038.768.498.227.957.687.417.146.876.606.426.246.065.885.705.525.345.164.984.804.644.484.324.164.003.843.683.523.363.203.213.223.233.243.253.263.273.283.293.303.333.363.393.423.453.483.513.543.573.603.723.843.964.084.20

The average hours worked per person per week in the United States, aged 65 and above. Does not include home production.

Source: Ramey, V.A. and Francis, N., 2009. A century of work and leisure. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 1(2), pp.189-224.