Generation Z or Gen Z (also known as iGeneration or iGen and Post-Millennials) is the demographic cohort after the Millennials (Generation Y). Currently, there are numerous additional competing names used in connection with them in the media. There are no precise dates for when this cohort starts or ends, but demographers and researchers typically use the mid-1990s to mid-2000s as starting birth years. At the present time, there is little consensus regarding ending birth years.
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By contrast, Generation Z tends to be the product of Generation X, a relatively small, jaded generation that came of age in the post-Watergate, post-Vietnam funk of the 1970s, when horizons seemed limited.
Gen Z prefers Snapchat and Instagram, while older millennials are the biggest chunk of Facebook's users. "Generally, members of Generation Z are tech-savvy, pragmatic, open-minded, individualistic — but also socially responsible," An Hodgson, an income and expenditure manager at Euromonitor International, told Business Insider.
The next generation hungry to enter the workplace is Generation Z. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Generation Z (the post-Millennial generation) makes up 25 percent of the population. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Generation Z (the post-Millennial generation) makes up 25 percent of the population.
Generation Z Mindset: Generation Z is a video and mobile-centric generation where their mobile devices serve as the remote control of their lives. Innovation Influencer: Smartphone and YouTube 2008: Jen Z extends her digital communication.
Generation Z is tech-savvy, inclusive, and not so different from the millennial generation that precedes it, finds research from 747 Insights and Collaborata. Generation Z is tech-savvy, inclusive, and not so different from the millennial generation that precedes it, finds research from 747 Insights and Collaborata.
Gen Z Is More Entrepreneurial Generation Z is 55% more likely to want to start a business than millennials. In fact, a full 72% of Gen Z high school students say that they want to start a business. This can be tied back to many of their traits — especially the independence and desire for financial success. They are highly motivated and willing to work hard to achieve their dreams.
Generation Z are fans of companies that are reliable as well as creative, such as Converse, Starbucks and sneaker company Vans. High-end brands should take note: 25 percent of this group is saving up to buy a luxury product, and they like Gucci over Coach.
Gen Z has arrived! Also known as iGen, this new generation, born after the Millennials, is large, diverse, and misunderstood. We're uncovering the attitudes, beliefs, trends, and differences that Gen Z brings as employees, customers, students, voters, and adults.