Have you delayed any of the following important decisions because of the economy and its impact on you?

Impact of economy on major life decisions for young Americans in 2011 This graph shows responses to a survey question in the United States in 2011 asking young people if they had delayed a decision in their life due to the economic situation and it's impact on them. 47 percent of 25 to 34 year olds said that they had delayed purchasing a home due to the economic situation.
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Delayed getting marriedDelayed moving out from family and living on your ownDelayed purchasing a homeDelayed starting a family
18 to 2427%46%43%32%
25 to 3424%26%47%29%
Delayed getting marriedDelayed moving out from family and living on your ownDelayed purchasing a homeDelayed starting a family
18 to 2427%46%43%32%
25 to 3424%26%47%29%
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This graph shows responses to a survey question in the United States in 2011 asking young people if they had delayed a decision in their life due to the economic situation and it's impact on them. 47 percent of 25 to 34 year olds said that they had delayed purchasing a home due to the economic situation.
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Release date
November 2011
Region
United States
Survey time period
September 25, 2011 to October 4, 2011
Number of respondents
872 respondents
Age group
18-34 years
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
Original question: Here are some things other people in your generation have said they have delayed because of the current economy. Please tell me if you have delayed that decision because of the economy and its impact on you.

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