The EU Commission wants the citizens of the EU-27 countries to work longer before retiring.
Employment rates among the elderly aged 55-64 within the EU in 2010.
The top countries:
Sweden 70.5 percent
The UK 57.1
The bottom of the list:
Malta 30.2 percent
The older generation in Sweden work for a long time and they may continue working until they are 75 years old, if the Swedish government makes that decision.
Source: ESTAT/European Commission