Table 2

Retirement paths

Retirement Status Defined By
Hours and Self-ReportHours Only
1. Work r full retirement r full retirement52.240.4
2. Work r full retirement r parttime work12.913.0
3. Work r full retirement r fulltime work6.310.8
4. Work r partial retirement r partial retirement7.76.6
5. Work r partial retirement r full retirement13.713.2
6. Work r partial retirement r fulltime work7.216.0
Number of observations1,0921,502
  • Notes: Retirement path categories are mutually exclusive. Sample is all respondents observed at least six years after their first retirement. Work refers to either part-time or full-time work.