THE IN­DUS­TRY VIEW

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79%

Per­cent­age of re­spon­dents who agree with the state­ment: “I think the in­dus­try I work in comes across as ageist”

32%

Per­cent­age of re­spon­dents who have ex­pe­ri­enced ageism to­wards them in the work­place 35% of women 29% of men

42%

Per­cent­age of re­spon­dents who have seen ageism to­wards oth­ers

25%

Per­cent­age of re­spon­dents who have been told they were “too old” when be­ing turned down for a job*

40%

Per­cent­age of re­spon­dents who have been told they “wouldn’t fit in” when they lost out on a job*

56%

Per­cent­age of re­spon­dents who have been told they were “overqual­i­fied” when they lost out on a job*

59%

Per­cent­age of re­spon­dents who agree that “ad­ver­tis­ing is a young per­son’s game”. 29% dis­agree

32

Av­er­age age of em­ploy­ees in their or­gan­i­sa­tion ( es­ti­mated by re­spon­dents)

52%

More than half of re­spon­dents be­lieve that the av­er­age age of em­ploy­ees in their work­place is too young

49%

Al­most half of men sur­veyed see them­selves work­ing in the in­dus­try past the age of 50

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