Incomes and Living Standards of Older People: A Comparative Analysis

P Whiteford, S Kennedy

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report provides a new empirical analysis of the incomes of older people in eleven countries. It also presents results, for a narrower range of countries, of an analysis of living standards, defined to include the value of government provided health and education services, as well as disposable cash income. In addition, attention is given to the role of owner-occupied housing and liquid wealth.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
VolumeNo. 34
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Publication series

NameDepartment of Social Security Research Report


  • older people
  • social exclusion, income, poverty
  • comparative research

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