Missing Workers are found across the board: Missing workers,* by age, June 2017

Age Share of missing workers** Number of missing workers
45-54 27.4% 760,000
55-64 57.4% 1,590,000
65-74 13.4% 370,000
75+ 1.8% 50,000

* Potential workers who, due to weak job opportunities, are neither employed nor actively seeking work

** Share of missing workers calculated from groups with positive numbers of missing workers

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey public data series

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