In-work poverty and retirement attitudes among a cohort born in 1958

Sub study details

Dates 2016-17
Age 57
Respondents Cohort members
Response 36
Survey mode Qualitative interviews
Data access

Transcribed interviews will be anonymised and made available via the UK Data Service.


Qualitative interviews were conducted with a subset of 36 purposively selected study members, with varied work histories, which explored attitudes, aspirations, plans and expectations for retirement and the factors – past, present and projected future – that  influenced the way they felt about retirement.  The interviews took place as part of a wider project funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which also included quantitative analysis of lifetime employment history data and responses to questions about retirement asked at 50 and 55.

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UCL Social Research Institute

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