Wednesday August 12, 2020

Older people richer-CSO

Ireland's elderly population gained considerably in wealth in the five years from 2004 and 2009, with gross weekly income up by 48 per cent to average €428.86 million.

29th September, 2011

Ireland's elderly population gained considerably in wealth in the five years from 2004 and 2009, with gross weekly income up by 48 per cent to average €428.86 million.

A new report from the Central Statistics Office found that the risk of poverty in the over 65s had dropped to 9.6 per cent from 27.1 per cent.

The rate of consistent poverty dropped to 1.1 per cent from 3.9 per cent.

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