Figure 4: The number of people of pensionable age is projected to grow the most
UK population by life stage, mid 2018, mid 2028 and mid 2043
Source: Office for National Statistics – National population projections
- Children are defined as those aged 0 to 15 years.
- Working age and pensionable age populations are based on State Pension age (SPA) for the stated year. Under current legislation, the SPA in mid 2028 and mid 2043 will be 67 years old for both sexes.
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