The Malta Independent 28 June 2022, Tuesday

6,493 persons over 70 years old were still working in 2021

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 09:37 Last update: about 2 months ago

6,493 persons over 70 years old were still working in 2021, according to Jobsplus statistics.

Answering a parliamentary question made by PN MP Jerome Caruana Cilia, Finance Minister Clyde Caruana presented the information in parliament regarding persons who are 60 and 70 years old and over, who have been working for the past five years.

25,346 persons aged 60 and over have been working for the past five years, as recorded in 2021. From the previous year of 2020, there was an increase of 1,764 persons who are 60 years of age and older who were working

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In terms of persons over 70 years of age, there was an increase of 587 elderly workers from 2020.

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