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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 65’s will comprise almost 30% of all residents.

Average weekly state pension payments are £148.50 whilst the total number receiving pensions in Devon has grown to nearly 200,000, over 25% of the population.

Total Population
Working Age Population
Number of Pensioners

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