Public view on care for retirees in the U.S.

This survey shows the public opinion on the question who is mainly responsible for providing a standard of living for retirees in the U.S. The survey was done in 2011 and gives additional information about the generation of the respondents. 43 percent of the Baby Boomers stated that the government is resposible for ensuring retired adults have at least a minimum standard of living.

Who should be mainly responsible for ensuring retired adults have at least a minimum standard of living?

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Source

Release date

November 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 01-15, 2011

Number of respondents

2,003 adults

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Millennial (18-30 years olds): 353 people.
Generation X (31-46 year olds): 435 people.
Baby Boomer (47-65 year olds): 719 people.
Silent (66-83 olds): 412 people.
Figures may not add to 100% because of rounding.

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