When we have the data to study groups of similarly aged people over time, we won’t always default to using the standard generational definitions and labels, like Gen Z, Millennials or Baby Boomers.
It can be useful to talk about generations, but generational categories are not scientifically defined and labels can lead to stereotypes and oversimplification.
A median of 70% of adults across 19 countries say children in their country will be worse off than their parents financially when they grow up.
In CDC survey, 37% of U.S. high school students report regular mental health struggles during COVID-19 pandemic
Students who are gay, lesbian or bisexual, as well as girls, were especially likely to say their mental health has suffered in the past year.
Majorities of Americans support an array of measures to address climate change but stop short of a full break with fossil fuels.
A record 22 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Boomers, Silents still have most seats in Congress, though number of Millennials, Gen Xers is up slightly
Even as younger generations gain representation in Congress, older generations still make up the majority of senators and representatives.
In the third quarter of 2020, about 28.6 million Baby Boomers reported that they were out of the labor force due to retirement.
The share of Gen Z voters who are Hispanic is significantly higher than the share among other groups of voters.
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.