11 Staggering Facts About the Millennial Generation

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11 Staggering Facts About the Millennial Generation

  1. 1. 11 Staggering Facts About The Millennial Generation
  2. 2. FACT #1 80% of millennials sleep with their phones next to their beds.
  3. 3. FACT #2 40% regularly cook or bake while using their tablet, 38% watch TV, 27% get ready/get dressed, 32% do housework, 22% go shopping at a store and 41% talk on a cell phone.
  4. 4. FACT #3 Over 63% of generation Y workers have a Bachelor's degree, but an astonishing 48% actually work jobs that don't require a 4-year degree.
  5. 5. FACT #4 No social media at work? No way! 56% say that they wouldn't take a job at a company that bans social media.
  6. 6. FACT #5 In the US, the share of 25-year-olds with student debt increased to 43% last year from 25 % in 2003 - with student debt totals at a whopping $1 trillion.
  7. 7. FACT #6 Only 60% actually have a job, 50% of them are part-time employed.
  8. 8. FACT #7 One in two millennials do not believe social security will be there for them when they retire.
  9. 9. FACT #8 44% of the millennial generation feels that marriage is becoming obsolete.
  10. 10. FACT #9 46% of generation Y plan on starting their own business in the next 5 years.
  11. 11. FACT #10 In China, 83% percent of millennials believe that their “generation tends to care more about improving the world than other generations,” and 90 percent say that their generation is thinking less about “me” and more about what “we” can do together to address global issues.
  12. 12. FACT #11 76% own a smartphone, with those in Asia topping the list at 83%. In Western Europe the figures come to 79%, while in the US they stand at 71%.
  13. 13. V8J PHOTO CREDITS All photos licensed under Creative Commons license. COVER SLIDE: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zachd1_618/ FACT #1: http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnptyler/ FACT #2: http://www.flickr.com/photos/booleansplit/ FACT #3: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpovey/ FACT #4: http://www.flickr.com/photos/naumansadiq/ FACT #5: http://www.flickr.com/photos/werwin15/ FACT #6: http://www.flickr.com/photos/duncanh1/ FACT #7: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/ FACT #8: http://www.flickr.com/photos/seriousbri/ FACT #9: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gfreeman23/ FACT #10: http://www.flickr.com/photos/spiritualize/ FACT #11: http://www.flickr.com/photos/15216811@N06/

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