6238.0 - Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia, July 2016 to June 2017 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/12/2017   
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OVERVIEW

The following diagram illustrates the framework for statistics from the Multipurpose Household Survey Retirement and Retirement Intentions topic. This presents information about the retirement status and retirement intentions of persons aged 45 years and over who have, at some time, worked for two weeks or more.

The survey found that of the estimated 9.4 million persons aged 45 years and over who had, at some time, worked for two weeks or more, 4.9 million were in the labour force and 3.6 million had retired from the labour force. Of the 4.9 million persons in the labour force aged 45 years and over, 3.9 million indicated that they intended to retire from the labour force in the future.