Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation
As of July 1, 2019, Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the United States’ largest living adult generation.
On the Cusp of Adulthood and Facing an Uncertain Future: What We Know About Gen Z So Far
As Millennials Near 40, They’re Approaching Family Life Differently Than Previous Generations
Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins
Amid coronavirus outbreak, nearly three-in-ten young people are neither working nor in school
Between February and June 2020, the share of young adults who are neither enrolled in school nor employed has more than doubled.
Parenting Children in the Age of Screens
Two-thirds of parents in the U.S. say parenting is harder today than it was 20 years ago, with many citing technologies – like social media or smartphones – as a reason.
Activism on social media varies by race and ethnicity, age, political party
32% of U.S. social media users say they have used these sites in the past month to encourage others to take action on issues.
Younger adults differ from older ones in perceptions of news about COVID-19, George Floyd protests
Those ages 18 to 29 differ from older Americans in their news consumption habits and in their responses to major news events and coverage.
U.S. Millennials tend to have favorable views of foreign countries and institutions – even as they age
Even as they age, younger generations in the U.S. tend to be more favorably disposed to groups, leaders and countries beyond their border.
Experts Predict More Digital Innovation by 2030 Aimed at Enhancing Democracy
A majority of experts canvassed say significant reforms aimed at correcting problems in democratic institutions and representation will take place. But they are divided about whether this will lead to positive outcomes for the public.
Younger, more educated U.S. adults are more likely to take part in citizen science research
One-in-ten U.S. adults say they have taken part in citizen science in the past year, and 26% say they have ever done so.
Millennial and Gen Z Republicans stand out from their elders on climate and energy issues
Republicans ages 18 to 39 are more likely than their GOP elders to think humans have a large role in climate change.
Recent protest attendees are more racially and ethnically diverse, younger than Americans overall
Americans who recently protested are more likely to live in an urban area and to identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party.
Experiences with the COVID-19 outbreak can vary for Americans of different ages
Here's what our surveys have found about how Americans across the age spectrum have experienced the coronavirus pandemic.
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