Percentage of American parents saving for college education of their children 2018

The statistic shows the percentage of parents of children aged under 18 years in the United States who are saving or saved for their child's college education. The statistic depicts the results from the years 2009 to 2018 and shows a decrease in saving of behavior of six percent from 2009 to 2018. In 2018, 56 percent of parents were saving for their child's college education.

Percentage of American parents saving for their college education of their children from 2009 to 2018

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Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 18 to February 15, 2018

Number of respondents

2,003 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Parents of children younger than 18 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Data for years 2009 to 2016 has been retrieved from previous publications.

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