Most responsible party for student loan debt crisis, by generation U.S. 2019

According to a 2019 survey, differing generations had a wide variety of opinions on who is most responsible for the current level of student loan debt in the United States. 37 percent of Baby Boomers (born 1946-1964) and 36 percent of the Silent Generation (born 1928-1945) placed the blame on the individual whose name was on the loan. In comparison, 23 percent of Generation Z (born 2000 and later) and 16 percent of Millennials (born 1982-1999) placed the blame on the federal government.

Which do you consider to be the most responsible for the current level of student loan debt in the U.S.?

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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 26 to 29, 2019

Number of respondents

1,225 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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