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Statistical Bulletin: Families & Households 2013, UK Office for National Statistics, Oct 2013

Source: http://www.worldmeters.info/population. March 2015

13 facts about divorce in England and Wales 2012, UK Office for National Statistics, Feb 2014

Debt Statistics - September 2013 Summary, Credit Action, 2013

The State Pension Turns 100, BBC News Online, July 2008

Fuller Working Lives: Background Evidence, Department for Work and Pensions, June 2014

Average single pensioner incomes (after housing costs)

The Pensioners' Income Series 2012/2013 UK Office for National Statistics July 2014

Average income, pensioner couples after housing costs where head was

The Pensioners' Income Series 2012/2013, UK Office for National Statistics, July 2014

Quarterly Statistical Summary, First Release, Department for Work & Pensions, August 2014 Data

'One in seven will retire with no pension', research shows.' Prudential, Press Release, April 2014

World Health Statistics 2014, Large Gains in Life Expectancy, May 2014

World Health Statistics 2014, Large Gains in Life Expectancy, May 2014

Secrets from the longest living place on earth, AARP online, May 2014

The Poor Relation? Grandparental care: where older people's poverty and child poverty meet, Grandparents Plus/ EHRC, 2009

Differences in life expectancy between those aged 20, 50 and 80 - in 2011 and at birth, James Evans, DWP ad-hoc research series

Differences in life expectancy between those aged 20, 50 and 80 - in 2011 and at birth, James Evans, DWP ad-hoc research series

DWP Reform, DWP's Welfare Reform agenda explained, Department for Work and Pensions, Feb 2015

2012 female life expectancy at age 65

Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by local areas in the United Kingdom, Office for National Statistics, 2014

Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by local areas in the United Kingdom, Office for National Statistics, 2014

2012 average life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by local areas in the United Kingdom, Office for National Statistics, 2014

National Population Projections, 2012-based, UK Office for National Statistics, 2013

In the UK by 2030 there will be 20 million people aged 60 or over

National Population Projections, 2012-based, UK Office for National Statistics, 2013

In 2012 there are more pensioners in the UK than children under 16

National Population Projections, 2012-based, UK Office for National Statistics, 2013