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  • - [Narrator] Grouped together in society

  • by this all encompassing term, millennial,

  • it applies to people who were born

  • in the years between 1980 and 1995.

  • This group of people were given the name millennials

  • because they would be the first graduating class

  • of the new millennium, 2000.

  • Millennials have also been referred to as echo boomers.

  • The reason for this is that there was a major surge

  • in birth rates in the 80s and 90s,

  • making millennials the children

  • of the baby boomer category of people.

  • The group before Millennials are Generation X,

  • who are generally between 38 and 53 years old.

  • Because this group is the generation before millennials,

  • it means millennials should really

  • have been called Generation Y,

  • but it's the catch your millennials title

  • that has been chosen.

  • Looking further back in time, Gen X's parents

  • or people aged between 54 to 72,

  • have been given the term baby boomers.

  • Now, who chooses what category they fall into?

  • There are no set age guidelines in place to determine

  • which category someone falls into.

  • However, technology and the evolution of the way people live

  • is a major factor.

  • Millennials grew up when landline phones

  • and dial up internet were still a thing.

  • Whereas post millennials, also known as Generation Z,

  • people aged from newborn to 21,

  • are most accustomed to smartphones, smart TVs, and 4G.

  • Gen Z'ers ears have been christened,

  • the Linkstar generation,

  • due to the amount of time they spent connected

  • to their phones.

  • Other than age, millennials often

  • have more liberal views politically

  • when compared to other age groups.

  • Many of them work in communications and technology,

  • and have grown up through the Great Recession,

  • meaning they had a slow start to their careers.

  • Now, who decided the word millennial?

  • It's stuck in society after first being used

  • in a children's magazine or in 1993.

  • Millennials are often regarded as being more independent

  • than previous generations,

  • and prioritizing a healthy work life balance.

  • Now, here's a question.

  • Why do we named a different generation?

  • What does it do for us as a society?

  • Let's talk about it in the comments below.

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What is a Millennial Generation ?

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    たらこ posted on 2022/03/28
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