Reasons for American teenagers to save money in 2011

This statistic shows the results of a survey among American teenagers on reasons to save their money. The survey was conducted in 2011. 76 percent of teenagers polled responded they are saving money for college.

Teenagers: Why do you save money?

Share of respondents
College76%
For an emergency46%
Bigger purchases (iPod, computer)43%
For a car41%
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Source

Release date

December 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 21 to March 14, 2011

Number of respondents

1,132 respondents

Special properties

American teens

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The survey polled 1,132 American teens aged 16 to 18 years.

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