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Employment rate for 65-69 year olds in select countries in 2016

Rank 1. Indonesia — 50.6% of the people in the age-group of 65-69 years are still working.

Nations where 65-year-olds continue to work

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The world over there is a huge disparity in employment rates among people over 65 years in age. An Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report reveals that the highest rate of people working beyond 65 years is in Asia, with Indonesia particularly having a notable employment rate among those in the 65-69 age group.

In contrast to Europe, where there were widespread protests when the retirement age was raised even slightly, much of Asia has actually been supportive of increases in the mandatory retirement age. Reasons for support include everything from a desire to maintain a fit and active life to more obvious concerns about finances.

Here’s a list of nations where people work well into their old age, India included:

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