Downloading the data
The 2006 Older American Update is divided into several sections. You may download the entire chartbook by clicking on the corresponding link or you may select by the individual section. Many of the downloads are available in more than one format. Please check back to see if other formats are available.
Full Text PDF: provides exact content as printed book
Table XLS: provides Excel Workbooks of latest data
Charts PPT: provides Powerpoint Slides of chart
Compare Reports PDF: Comparability Index for tables in Older Americans: Key Indicators of Well-Being 2000-2004 and Update 2006
Data Sources of Older Americans
Highlights the contents of government sponsored surveys and products containing statistical information about the older population [PDF]
"...A growing proportion of older Americans are remaining in the workforce. Labor force participation rates for older women... and for older men have increased significantly...
Historical Experience of 3 Cohorts
Reveals an interactive timeline of 3 older Americans against a backdrop of selective events. [PDF]
Download the 2006 report cover in [PDF] format