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Friday, October 25, 2019

Financial Support

This highlights a worrying increase in the probability of experiencing long-term sickness absence as we age. 3% of workers under the age of 45 experienced a long-term absence from work as a result of sickness in 2018. This doubled to 6% among the 45-and-over population. In 2018, 773,000 workers aged 45 and over had to take time off due to poor health, of which 59,000 subsequently left work completely.