Statistics & Data About Aged Population

Expenditures of the Aged Chartbook

A periodic chartbook that examines the spending patterns of the aged population (65 or older) using data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey Public-Use File. Many charts include statistics for those aged 65–74 and those aged 75 or older, with comparative statistics for the near aged (55–64). The statistics cover total and per capita expenditures including expenditures for housing, food, health care, transportation, and travel. The 2015 edition includes selected trends from 2005.

Available editions:  2015  ·  2010  ·  2002

Income of the Aged Chartbook

A biennial companion to Income of the Population 55 or Older highlighting selected statistics in easy-to-understand charts and tables. The charts focus on the receipt and shares of income from Social Security, pensions, assets, earnings, and public assistance.

Available editions:  2014  ·  2012  ·  2010  ·  2008  ·  2006  ·  2004  ·  2002  ·  2001  ·  2000  ·  1998  ·  1996

Income of the Population 55 or Older

A biennial report that includes more than 100 statistical tables showing the major sources and amounts of income for people aged 55 or older and their total income and poverty status.

Available editions:  2014  ·  2012  ·  2010  ·  2008  ·  2006  ·  2004 (Expanded Edition)  ·  2004  ·  2002  ·  2000