This release describes the demographic and economic characteristics of older workers aged 50 years and over prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and explores how the impact of the pandemic on older workers has varied based on these characteristics.


Changes to this release date

  • Previous date:
    1 April 2021 09:30
    Reason for change:
    This release includes analysis of Labour Force Survey (LFS) data. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected the data collection and weighting methodology of the LFS. More information can be found in Coronavirus and its impact on the Labour Force Survey. We have re-scheduled this release to allow time for further quality assurance of the LFS data analysis and estimates it gives rise to.