GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Ageism In The Workplace Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"58% of workers believe that ageism starts when employees enter their 50s."

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"Organizations with age-diverse teams perform 30% better on productivity metrics."

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"Workers aged 45 and above represent over 50% of the long-term unemployed."

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"Only 6% of older adults feel comfortable making age discrimination claims."

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"By age 75, only 39% of employees continue workforce participation."

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"40% of older workers find it hard to stay current with technology at work."

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"50% of older employees worry about their age impacting job opportunities."

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"Age discrimination cases represented 21.4% of all discrimination charges filed with the EEOC in 2017."

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"Age discrimination costs the U.S. economy an estimated $850 billion annually."

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"64% of Americans report that they have either seen or experienced workplace ageism."

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"60% of employers use 'code words' or 'phrases' during job ads to deter older applicants."

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"60% of HR professionals do not consider age when hiring."

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"77% of older workers report feeling more loyal to their company compared to younger colleagues."

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"64% of workers have seen or experienced age discrimination in the workplace."

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"Men aged 55-64 have the highest long-term unemployment rates."

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"Ageism in tech companies is particularly high, with 70% of older tech workers experiencing it."

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