GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Age Discrimination In The Workplace Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Around 64% of older workers say that they have seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace."

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"Only 43% of companies offer training to tackle age discrimination."

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"78% of older adults feel that their job applications are often disregarded because of age."

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"Age discrimination costs the U.S. economy an estimated $545 billion in lost gross domestic product each year."

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"66% of older workers believe that the age discrimination laws need to be stronger to protect them."

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"The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 15,573 allegations of age discrimination in 2020."

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"Older employees are 3.6 times likely to experience long-term unemployment compared to younger workers."

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"61% of workers aged 45 or older have seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace."

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"In a survey, 50% of older employees have experienced pushback when seeking further professional development."

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"Age discrimination cases make up approximately 22% of all discrimination cases reported to the EEOC annually."

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"56% of older job seekers believe their age has been an obstacle in their job search."

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"29% of employers have policies explicitly designed to support age diversity in the workplace."

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"Only 3% of older workers report incidents of age discrimination to a superior or HR."

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"Companies with diverse age groups are 19% more likely to innovate."

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"Ageism-related productivity losses are estimated at $850 billion by 2050."

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"92% of older workers believe that their experience is undervalued due to their age."

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"Nearly 25% of workers aged 45 or older have been subjected to negative comments about their age from supervisors or coworkers."

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"In a study, over 50% of tech workers over the age of 50 reported experiencing age discrimination in their jobs."

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"The likelihood of finding new employment decreases by 8% for each decade a person has lived, after age 35."

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"Older workers often find themselves assigned to roles that don’t utilize their skills, impacting their job satisfaction."

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