Pew Research Center age breaks for Silent, Baby Boomer, GenX and Millennial Generations

Pew Research Center reports and data on the Millennial generation, those born between 1981 and 1996 and the first generation to come of age in the new millennium.

March 1, 2018

Millennials projected to overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation

Millennials are expected to overtake Boomers in population in the U.S. in 2019 as their numbers swell to 73 million and Boomers decline to 72 million.

ReligionOctober 26, 2017

5 facts about Muslim Millennials in the U.S.

While Millennials make up 32% of all U.S. adults, they account for roughly half of American Muslim adults. Read five facts about Muslim Millennials.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 6, 2017

5 facts about Millennial households

Millennials trail Baby Boomers and Generation Xers in the number of households they head. But Millennial-run households represent the largest group in some key categories, such as the number in poverty or the number headed by a single mother.

July 31, 2017

Millennials and Gen Xers outvoted Boomers and older generations in 2016 election

Millennials and Generation Xers cast 69.6 million votes in the 2016 general election, a slight majority of the 137.5 million total votes cast.

Internet & TechJune 21, 2017

Millennials are the most likely generation of Americans to use public libraries

About half of U.S. Millennials have visited a public library or bookmobile in the past year.

May 16, 2017

Today’s young workers are more likely than ever to have a bachelor’s degree

Four-in-ten Millennial workers ages 25 to 29 had completed at least a bachelor’s degree in 2016, compared with 32% of Generation X workers and smaller shares of the Baby Boom and Silent generations when they were in the same age range.

May 5, 2017

It’s becoming more common for young adults to live at home – and for longer stretches

Through both recession and recovery, the share of young adults living in their parents’ home continues to rise. As of 2016, 15% of 25- to 35-year-old Millennials were living in their parents’ home.

April 19, 2017

Millennials aren’t job-hopping any faster than Generation X did

Millennial workers are just as likely to stick with their employers as their older counterparts in Generation X were when they were young adults.

U.S. PoliticsMarch 20, 2017

A wider partisan and ideological gap between younger, older generations

The generation gap in American politics is dividing two younger age groups, Millennials and Generation X, from the two older groups, Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation.

GlobalFebruary 16, 2017

Millennials in many countries are more open than their elders on questions of national identity

In a number of countries, younger people are more likely than their elders to take an inclusive view of what it takes for people to be truly “one of us.”