Impact of the recession in the U.S. on personal finances by age

This survey shows the impact of the recession in the U.S. on personal finances by age. Before the recession 50 percent of respondents aged between 18 and 34 years rated their financial situation excellent or good. In 2011, this percentage dropped to 33 percent.

Would you say your personal financial situation is excellent or good?

Age in years20042011
18-3450%33%
35-6452%35%
65+50%54%
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Source

Release date

February 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 5-10, 2004 and December 7-11, 2011

Number of respondents

2,048 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

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