Deloitte Millennial Survey 2019

Indian millennials’ optimism stands out amid global counterparts’ disillusionment

Deloitte’s 8th annual millennial survey shows that Indian millennials and Gen Z are the brightest spots among their global peer

Especially in mature markets, millennials and Gen Z, facing continuous technological and societal disruptions, are disillusioned with traditional institutions, skeptical of business’s motives, and pessimistic about economic and social progress. Despite global economic expansion and opportunity, younger generations are wary of the world and their place in it.


Survey methodology: The 2019 report is based on the views of 13,416 millennials questioned across 42 countries and 3,009 Gen Zs from 10 countries.

The 2019 global report is based on the views of 13,416 millennials questioned across 42 countries. Millennials included in the study were born between January 1983 and December 1994. The is report also includes responses from 3,009 Gen Z respondents in 10 countries. Gen Z respondents were born between January 1995 and December 2002. With 16,425 respondents, the 2019 survey is the largest survey of millennials and Gen Z that Deloitte Global has published in the past eight years. This year’s survey was expanded to include a more diverse group of participants, including 31 percent people without full-time employment and 34 percent people without a college or university degree.

The sample size for the Indian market was 300 each for millennials and Gen Z.

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