Selected opinions on family size in the U.S. in 2011

This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans aged 50 years and older. They were asked to select a statement which best described their opinion on the size of their family. This statistic shows the share of respondents who wished their families were bigger. 35 percent of those who wished their families were bigger had no siblings.

Do you wish your family was bigger?

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Source

Release date

September 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 29, 2011 to January 24, 2012

Number of respondents

2,261 respondents

Age group

50 years and older

Special properties

The base sample was drawn to be representative of the 50+ population in the U.S.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The source posed the question as follows: "Which statement best describes your opinion about the size of your family?"

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