In China, 1980 marked a generational turning point
The roughly 47% of the population today who were born under the one-child policy lived through a very different China than those born before.
Refugee surge brings youth to an aging Europe
Hundreds of thousands of mostly young refugees are fleeing into Europe, where most countries have rapidly aging (and sometimes shrinking) populations.
5 facts about American grandparents
More and more Americans are living long enough to become grandparents. For Grandparents Day, here are some key facts about them.
Class of 2025 expected to be the biggest, most diverse ever
Attention, parents of third graders: If demographic patterns hold, your children could be in the largest U.S. college freshman class ever.
The Whys and Hows of Generations Research
At the center of the Pew Research Center’s mission is a commitment to measuring public attitudes on key issues and documenting differences in attitudes between demographic and political groups.
Most Millennials Resist the ‘Millennial’ Label
Just 40% of U.S. adults ages 18 to 34 identify with the term “Millennial.” Generational identity is strongest for Boomers, with 79% of those 51 to 69 seeing themselves as part of the “Baby Boom generation.”
5 facts about Social Security
Social Security has developed into one of the most popular federal programs, though that popularity is tempered by concern over its long-term financial outlook.
As Jon Stewart steps down, 5 facts about The Daily Show
Jon Stewart is stepping down as host of The Daily Show after 16 years. During that time, the show has served not only as a source of media criticism, but also as a source of news in its own right. As Stewart’s tenure comes to an end, here are some key facts about how his program has made its imprint on journalism.
More Millennials Living With Family
Despite improvements in the labor market, Millennials today are less likely to be living independently of their families and establishing their own households than they were in the depths of the Great Recession.
Where do the oldest Americans live?
As the oldest Baby Boomers reach retirement age and older generations live longer, more counties across America are graying.