SPANISH workers are grafting for longer than many of their European counterparts due to changes in the minimum pensionable age.

Old folks in Spain live longerAverage retirement age for Spanish men is now 62.3 years, and 63.2 years for women, according to the Funcas Focus on Spanish Society report.

In Germany the respective male/female retirement age is 62.1 and 61.6 years, followed by Italy (61.1 and 60.5) and France (59.7 and 60). However the hard-working Brits (63.7 and 63.2) plough on longer than most.

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