4837.0.55.001 - Health of Mature Age Workers in Australia: A Snapshot, 2004-05 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/07/2008  First Issue
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This article provides a brief overview of the health of mature age workers in Australia (people aged 45 - 74 years). In the context of population ageing and labour shortages, chronic disease in this population group can impact on labour force participation and absenteeism. Information for this article is drawn from the ABS 2004 - 05 National Health Survey and other ABS collections.