4. OLD AGE STARTS AT 59 SURVEY REVEALS
At what age are you officially old? The worrying answer, according to a new study, is 59 years, two months and two weeks. The poll of more than 2000 people conducted by the Department for Work and Pensions, also found that mid-life starts at 40 years, eight months and two weeks. Perceptions of age differed between the sexes, with men seeing 38 as the age they stop being young compared to women who felt 42 was the turning point.