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Millennials Are Now Largest Segment Of The Workforce

Posted on the 16 May 2015 by Jobsanger
Millennials Are Now Largest Segment Of The Workforce
Millennials Are Now Largest Segment Of The Workforce
The Gen X generation overtook the Baby Boomers as the largest segment of the workforce in 2012 -- but their reign was a short-lived one. In the first quarter of 2015, they were surpassed by the Millennials.
Currently the Millennials make up 35% (53.5 million workers) of the workforce, while the Gen Xers make up 34% (52.7 million workers), the Baby Boomers make up 29% (44.6 million workers), and the Silent generation makes up 2% (3.7 million workers).
This information is from a Pew Research Center study.
Millennials -- 18 to 34 years old (born 1980-97)
Generation X -- 35 to 50 years old (born 1965-80)
Baby Boomers -- 51 to 69 years old (born 1946-64)
Silent generation -- 70 to 87 years old (born 1928-45)

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