Results for - A majority of Americans think children will be financially worse off than their parents, survey finds

2,876 voters participated in this survey

The coronavirus pandemic has made parents pessimistic about their children’s future, according to a survey by Pew Research. More than two-thirds (68%) of U.S. respondents said they think today’s children will be financially worse off as adults than their parents, up from 60% in 2019. Only 32% think children will be better off.

Do you think your children will be financially better off than you are?

1. Do you think your children will be financially better off than you are?

Yes
30%
844 votes
No
22%
617 votes
Undecided
20%
569 votes
Not Applicable
28%
770 votes

2. When it comes to the current economic situation, 71% of Americans think it is bad, compared to 29% who believe it is good. If you have to choose between the two, do you think the economic situation is.

Good
25%
713 votes
Bad
75%
2,087 votes

3. With the economy, global warming, and high housing prices, are you worried for your children's future?

Yes
45%
1,266 votes
No
14%
405 votes
Undecided
11%
314 votes
Not Applicable
29%
815 votes

4. Over the past several decades, there has been a rapid deterioration of the "American Dream," which has long been understood as a commitment that each generation should do better than the one that preceded it, said David Grusky, a sociology professor at Stanford University. Do you think the "American Dream" is accessible?

Yes
32%
895 votes
No
32%
891 votes
Undecided
36%
1,014 votes
07/27/2021 Money 2876 99 By: Tellwut
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