• 10%: Percentage of men aged 55 to 64 who worked part-time in 2003, compared with 25 percent of women aged 55 to 64 who worked part time in 2003.
  • 47%: Percentage of men over age 70 who worked part-time in 2003; approximately 66 percent of women over 70 worked part-time in 2003.
  • $8,224: Average annual pension income for women in 1999, compared with $14,046 for men.
  • 74%: Percentage of working men who are saving for retirement, compared with 69 percent of working women.
  • 9.4%: Poverty rate of people aged 65 to 74.
  • 12%: Poverty rate of people 70 and older in 2003.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau