age group

age group UK US noun [C]
a group of people who are the same age or a similar age: in/of the same age group »

According to the study, childless women between 25 and 35 earn about 90 cents for every dollar earned by men in the same age group.

11-14/25-35/50-65, etc age group »

The new radio station is aimed at the 15-24 age group.

older/younger age group »

Insurance premiums for the oldest age group should be around $30 a month.

across/for/in all age groups »

The average debt across all age groups at the end of September was £24,063.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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