Huffpost College

What Matters To Millenials: Pew Study

Posted: Updated:

The Millenial generation -- young adults between 18 and 29 years of age -- has made headlines as both a victim of its own apathy and the current state of the world. But the generation as a whole remains enigmatic. Millenials can't find jobs. They get married later than earlier generations. They live with their parents. They don't vote. They're not religious. They wait to have kids. So what actually matters to Millenials?

The Pew Research Center surveyed 2,020 young adults in January of this year to find out. Over the phone, they asked Millenials their attitudes regarding marriage, children, work and more. Below, see what milestones Millenials said mattered to them.

Do Pew's findings surprise you? What do you want? Weigh in below.

Close
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

The "Millennials" Are Coming - 60 Minutes - CBS News

Managing Millennials: Eleven Tips for Managing Millennials

Generation X and The Millennials: What You Need to Know About ...

Millennials: A Portrait of Generation Next – Pew Research Center

Millenials use more apps than the average adult

Why corporate social responsibility keeps businesses competitive, protects ...

Multigenerational households on the rise