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Population

The Devon population is older than the national average with 25% over the age of 65, compared to 18% nationally. The county is ageing faster than the national average and by 2031 it is expected that over 65s will comprise 30% of all residents.

Average weekly pension payments are £431 whilst the total number receiving pensions in Devon has grown to nearly 200,000, over 25% of the population.

787,171
Total Population
58%
Working Age Population
197,000
Number of Pensioners

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