To mark the European Year, Eurostat, has released the new publication "Active ageing and solidarity between generations – a statistical portrait of the European Union 2012", prepared in collaboration with the European Commission and Eurofound.
The main themes addressed in this report are:
- overall perceptions of age and older people;
- older people in the workplace;
- retirement and pensions;
- voluntary work and support for older people and
- an age-friendly environment.
It covers the 27 Member States and five non-EU countries; namely Croatia, Iceland, FYROM, Norway and Turkey.