A look at the lives of the elderly in the EU today

A look at the lives of the elderly in the EU today is a new web tool released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, which provides data on the older population across EU countries (share of general population, life expenctancy and healthy life expectancy, travelling, use of internet, economic activity, etc). It is based on the chapter "An ageing society - focus on the elderly" of the flagship publication “People in the EU: who are we and how do we live?”, published on 27 November 2015. 

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/infographs/elderly/index.html 

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