Earning curve: Retirement

UK economy, contribution from 60 to 80-year-olds, p.a. £59bn

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Roger de Haan, sale of Saga Group ('04) £1.35bn

George Foreman, ex-boxing champ, aged 60, salary ('07) £120m

Sir Fred Goodwin, RBS retirement package, p.a. £703k

Average pension, with demise of final-salary schemes, p.a. £11k

Britain's first OAPs (1909), per week five shillings (25p)

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